The Surprising Adventures of Balthazar


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A parable rich in imagery and meaning, "TheSurprising Adventures of Balthazar "provides readers of all ages with profound insights into the nature of authority, power, and freedom. The tale begins when a polar bear named Balthazar is captured by hunters and put in a city zoo in Chile. But Balthazar is no ordinary bear, for he faces his grim situation with an uncanny wisdom, a sense of humor, and a strong self-reliance. Originally written in 1974, "The SurprisingAdventures of Balthazar "can also be read as an allegory of the ...

The Surprising Adventures of Balthazar 2011, University of Scranton Press

ISBN-13: 9781589662186