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Forest of the Pygmies

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Alexander Cold knows all too well his grandmother Kate is never far from an adventure. When International Geographic commissions her to write an article about the first elephant-led safaris in Africa, they head -- with Nadia Santos and the magazine's photography crew -- to the blazing, red plains of Kenya. Days into the tour, a Catholic missionary approaches their camp in search of his companions who have mysteriously disappeared. Kate, Alexander, Nadia, and their team, agreeing to aid the rescue, enlist the help of a local pilot to lead them to the swampy forests of Ngoub . There they discover a clan of Pygmies who unveil a harsh and surprising world of corruption, slavery, and poaching.

Alexander and Nadia, entrusting the magical strengths of Jaguar and Eagle, their totemic animal spirits, launch a spectacular and precarious struggle to restore freedom and return leadership to its rightful hands.

The final installment of Isabel Allende's celebrated trilogy of the journeys of Jaguar and Eagle soars with radiant settings, spirits, beings -- and the transformation of an extraordinary friendship.

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subject_facet Adventure and adventurers -- Fiction
Adventure stories
Elephants -- Juvenile fiction
Elephants. -- Fiction
Grandmothers -- Fiction
Grandmothers -- Juvenile fiction
Kenya -- Fiction
Kenya -- Juvenile fiction
Poaching -- Juvenile fiction
Poaching. -- Fiction
title_display Forest of the Pygmies
title_full Forest of the Pygmies
Forest of the Pygmies / Isabel Allende ; translated from the Spanish by Margaret Sayers Peden
title_short Forest of the Pygmies
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topic_facet Adventure and adventurers
Adventure stories
Elephants
Fiction
Grandmothers
Literature
Poaching