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  • Setting Free the Bears
  • Written by John Irving
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It is 1967 and two Viennese university students want to liberate the Vienna Zoo, as was done after World War II. But their good intentions have both comic and gruesome consequences, in this first novel written by a twenty-five year old John Irving, already a master storyteller.


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The World According to Garp, which won the National Book Award in 1980, was John Irving's fourth novel and his first international bestseller. Irving's novels are now translated into thirty-five languages, and he has had nine international bestsellers. In One Person is John Irving's thirteenth novel.


  • Setting Free the Bears by John Irving
  • June 23, 1997
  • Fiction - Literary
  • Ballantine Books
  • $15.00
  • 9780345417985

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