Bear v. Shark: The Novel

Bear v. Shark: The Novel

Chris Bachelder


Given a comparatively point taking part in box -- i.e., water deep adequate in order that a shark may possibly maneuver proficiently yet shallow sufficient in order that a endure may stand and function with its attribute dexterity -- who might win in a struggle among a undergo and a shark?
during this fiercely humorous, razor-sharp satire of our media-saturated tradition, the sovereign kingdom of Las Vegas is host to endure v. Shark II. After a disappointing loss within the first computer-generated match-up, the undergo is out for blood. With an essay entitled "Bear v. Shark: A cause to Live," younger Curtis Norman wins a countrywide contest and 4 tickets to the sold-out occasion. because the Normans head cross-country of their SUV, they stumble upon a dizzying barrage of voices weighing in at the upcoming spectacle -- every person from the Freudians, theologians, pundits, and self-published authors at the radio to the endure and shark lovers, cultists, and resisters at pit stops alongside the way in which. crushed by way of factoids and ten-second debates, Mr. Norman grows ambivalent in regards to the forthcoming occasion and the kin with whom he can not seem to attach. nonetheless, the Normans push directly to Vegas, towards an apocalyptic, unusually emotional finishing.

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