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Big fish : a novel of mythic proportions / by Daniel Wallace.

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Ohio Twp PL - Bell Road Library FIC WALLACE (Text) 39206021373673 New Materials Available -
Ohio Twp PL - Downtown Newburgh FIC WALLACE (Text) 39206021373863 New Materials Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781616201647
  • ISBN: 1616201649
  • Physical Description: viii, 194 pages : portrait ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: Chapel Hill, NC : Algonquin Books, 2012.

Content descriptions

General Note: "Reader's guide and other special features inside"--Page 4 of cover.
Formatted Contents Note: The day he was born -- In which he speaks to animals -- The year it snowed in Alabama -- His great promise -- My father's death: take 1 -- The girl in the river -- His quiet charm -- How he tamed the giant -- In which he goes fishing -- The day he left Ashland -- Entering a new world -- The old lady and the eye -- My father's death: take 2 -- His first great love -- His legendary legs -- In which he makes his move -- The fight -- On meeting the in-laws -- His three labors -- He goes to war -- My father's death: take 3 -- The day I was born -- How he saw me -- How he saved my life -- His immortality -- His greatest power -- In which he has a dream -- In which he buys a town, and more -- How it ends -- My father's death: take 4 -- Big fish.
Summary, etc.: Now that his father is dying, William Bloom realizes he hardly knows him, but the father is more interested in evading his questions than answering them. So Bloom reconstructs his father's life with a series of heroic tales and in the process gets to know him.
Subject: Fathers and sons > Fiction.
Terminally ill > Fiction.
Storytelling > Fiction.
Roman.
Amerikanisches Englisch.
Alabama > Fiction.
Genre: Domestic fiction.

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