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The Summer of the Bear

by Bella Pollen

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When a Cold War diplomat dies under suspicious circumstances and is promptly declared a mole, the man's wife relocates to a remote Scottish island, where her steadfast youngest child discovers a marooned brown bear and uncovers truths about his father's activities.

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