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The White Bone
The White Bone
Author: Barbara Gowdy
A thrilling journey into the minds of African elephants as they struggle to survive. — If, as many recent nonfiction bestsellers have revealed, animals possess emotions and awareness, they must also have stories. In The White Bone, a novel imagined entirely from the perspective of African elephants, Barbara Gowdy creates a world whole and separat...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780002243957
ISBN-10: 0002243954
Publication Date: 1998
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Publisher: Harpercollins
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback
Members Wishing: 1
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Really a wonderful read -- a fabulous trip to Africa and if you adore elephants like I do, you shouldn't pass this one up.
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The White Bone is an unsentimental and meticulously imagined immersion into the world of the African elephant . . . This extraordinary novel is utterly believable.
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This book kept me interested and I didn't want to put it down. Very descriptive and imaginative, the elephants have their own religion and etiquette. The only downside was the ending, which was a bit of a cliffhanger.
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