Big fish: a novel of mythic proportions
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Published:
Chapel Hill, NC : Algonquin Books, 2012.
Format:
Book
Physical Desc:
viii, 194 pages : portrait ; 21 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781616201647, 0142004278 (pbk.), 0140282777, 1616201649 :, 9781616201647 :, 9781616201647 (pbk.), 1616201649 (pbk.)

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"Reader's guide and other special features inside"--Page 4 of cover.
Description
When his attempts to get to know his dying father fail, William Bloom makes up stories that recreate his father's life in heroic proportions.
Description
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.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Wallace, D. (2012). Big fish: a novel of mythic proportions. Chapel Hill, NC, Algonquin Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Wallace, Daniel, 1959-. 2012. Big Fish: A Novel of Mythic Proportions. Chapel Hill, NC, Algonquin Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Wallace, Daniel, 1959-, Big Fish: A Novel of Mythic Proportions. Chapel Hill, NC, Algonquin Books, 2012.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Wallace, Daniel. Big Fish: A Novel of Mythic Proportions. Chapel Hill, NC, Algonquin Books, 2012.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2022. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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