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Dancing bears

Witold SzabЕ‚owski

Dancing bears

true stories of people nostalgic for life under tyranny

by Witold SzabЕ‚owski

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bears,
  • Post-communism,
  • Civilization,
  • Psychological aspects

  • Edition Notes

    Translation from the Polish of: Tańczące niedźwiedzie.

    Other titlesTrue stories of people nostalgic for life under tyranny
    StatementWitold Szablowski ; translated by Antonia Lloyd-Jones
    ContributionsLloyd-Jones, Antonia, translator
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDR93.43 .S9313 2018
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 233 pages
    Number of Pages233
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26947951M
    ISBN 100143129740
    ISBN 109780143129745
    LC Control Number2017043107
    OCLC/WorldCa990286751

    Readers of Morpurgo's Waiting for Anya (), which also featured an orphaned bear cub, may feel this novella is set in the same tiny, sheepherding village in the French Pyrenees. Roxanne, a sweet girl who sings like an angel, adopts a gentle abandoned cub that adores her. Years later, when a famous pop singer and his entourage arrive to make a music video based on ``The Pied Piper of Hamelin. Dancing with bears. [William Borden] -- "When a writer takes an assignment to "walk with bears," he begins a journey that carries him from the unruly forests of Minnesota to the wilds of Manhattan and the seductions of Saskatoon.


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