|ISBN：||9781603818254 : 1603818251 : 9781603818261 160381826X 9781603818278 1603818278|
|形態||267 p. ; 23 cm.|
Quirky and magical
The Bear in a Muddy Tutu is a beautifully written novel about parental abduction of a child, the life of a traveling circus, and humanity in general. Mix in some real magic and a few talking birds, and the result is a story that will tear at your heart and lift your soul with each turn of the page....
A classic read
Our monthly book club members were pretty much unanimous in their opinion of Cole Alpaugh's The Bear in a Muddy Tutu. It was a huge success, perhaps benefiting from Jean M. Auel's disappointing unveiling of The Land of Painted Caves. Alpaugh's novel wanders early and you are left uncertain as to the...
Believable magic for our group
Our second book choice was The Bear in a Muddy Tutu, which was chosen by Rosa. This book was not entirely appropriate for some of our extremely conservative members because of language (F word used among circus workers) and some situations (not graphic sex, but present nonetheless in one chapter),...
A provocative, raw and fascinating read
The Bear in a Muddy Tutu was our book club selection for April. It was a big hit across a wide range of tastes (we read quite a few mysteries, with sprinkles of romance). As a reviewer wrote, the main character is reminiscent of A Confederacy of Dunces, but the writing here is much more thoughtful...
Book club star
This was a great find that came from a patron recommendation. It went over very well for our book club. It was a follow up selection to Water for Elephants.