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Author: Marian Engel
Publisher: New York : Atheneum, 1976.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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A mousy, timid librarian is summoned to a remote Canadian island to inventory the estate of Colonel Cary, who, she learns soon enough, had any number of secrets. But the most surprising and enduring secret is a pet bear. In thirty pages, the reticent librarian meets the not so reticent bear and "wonders if it would be good company." It is good company indeed. Intimate company. Shocking company.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Engel, Marian.
Bear.
New York : Atheneum, 1976
(OCoLC)566118834
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marian Engel
ISBN: 0689107609 9780689107603
OCLC Number: 2238211
Description: 141 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Marian Engel.

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A mousy, timid librarian is summoned to a remote Canadian island to inventory the estate of Colonel Cary, who, she learns soon enough, had any number of secrets. But the most surprising and enduring secret is a pet bear. In thirty pages, the reticent librarian meets the not so reticent bear and "wonders if it would be good company." It is good company indeed. Intimate company. Shocking company.

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