On Bear Mountain
Little, Brown; Jan 2001; 23.95; 352 pp.
Although neither child realized it, an iron bear would intertwine their fates. In Brooklyn, Quentin Riconni's father made the bear while Ursula Powell's dad bought the icon from the University of Mountain State in Tiberville. Both children watched with unforgiving eyes as their fathers selfishly took advantage of their mothers. Mr. Riconni wanted to be recognized as an ...