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The Bear Comes Home

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The Bear Comes Home

The Bear Comes Home is a novel written by Rafi Zabor. It won the 1998 PEN/Faulkner Award for fiction.[1] It was selected as an alternate for the Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award.[2]

The novel tells the story of an alto saxophone-playing bear, his involvement in the jazz subculture, and his pursuit of love, truth and perfection.[1] Musician published the first chapters of The Bear Comes Home, in serialized form, beginning in 1979.[3] Zabor resumed work on the remainder of the book after a fourteen-year hiatus, and W. W. Norton published the novel in 1997.[1][3]


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  • The Bear Comes Home webpage at W. W. Norton & Company

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