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What was it?

Discussion in 'The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon' started by Brickwallbri, Sep 6, 2016.

  1. Brickwallbri

    Brickwallbri Member

    I picked this up and the ending confused me. What really was following her? It was a good book, but it still has me wondering....
     
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  2. staropeace

    staropeace Richard Bachman's love child

    Some sort of magical bear seems like. I kept thinking of my Native friends and their mythology.
     
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  3. AchtungBaby

    AchtungBaby Well-Known Member

    I had no clue. By the time I reached this story's end, I just didn't care anymore.

    TGWLTG is not one of my favorites.
     
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  4. GNTLGNT

    GNTLGNT The idiot is IN

    ...it was the God of the Lost in bear's clothing.....[\spoiler]
     
  5. mjs9153

    mjs9153 Peripherally known member..

    I think it is part spirit,part physical being,much like the wendigo of the northern states and Canada..though we have to remember,tricia was starving,so is some of it hunger induced psychosis?Could be either,or neither..that is what is cool about SK,we don't really know..just bring a .30/30 with you if you plan on hiking the Appalachian trail.. ;)
     
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  6. GNTLGNT

    GNTLGNT The idiot is IN

    ...yeppur, the starvation made the charade easier for it to pull off....
     
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