Big Fish Summary
Daniel Wallace

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Big Fish Overview

Big Fish is a novel by Daniel Wallace. The novel follows the life of Edward Bloom as narrated by his son William. Because Edward always told exaggerated or fabricated stories about his life, William relates those stories while trying to grapple with their true meanings. The novel explores themes of truth, family, mortality, personal myth-making, and the idea of greatness.

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