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“The Bear” at the Harvard Book Store

December 20, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm


December 20, 2019
8:00 am - 5:00 pm


Cambridge, MA 02138 United States + Google Map

Tuesday, February 11 / 7:00pm
Andrew Krivak
The Bear
Harvard Book Store | 1256 Mass. Ave.
This event is free. No tickets are necessary.

In an Edenic future, a girl and her father live close to the land in the shadow of a lone mountain. They possess a few remnants of civilization: some books, a pane of glass, a set of flint and steel, a comb. The father teaches the girl how to fish and hunt, the secrets of the seasons and the stars. He is preparing her for an adulthood in harmony with nature, for they are the last of humankind. But when the girl finds herself alone in an unknown landscape, it is a bear that will lead her back home through a vast wilderness that offers the greatest lessons of all, if she can only learn to listen.

A cautionary tale of human fragility, of love and loss, The Bear is a stunning tribute to the beauty of nature’s dominion.