The Bear Comes Home

by Zabor, Rafi

The Bear Comes Home is a novel written by Rafi Zabor. It won the 1998 PEN/Faulkner Award for fiction. It was selected as an alternate for the Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award. 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. Musician published the first chapters of The Bear Comes Home, in serialized form, beginning in 1979.

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