La Ciudad De Las Bestias / City of the Beasts (Hardcover) - Allende, Isabel

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While his mother struggles with cancer, fifteen-year-old Alexander Cold accompanies his fearless journalist grandmother on an expedition to the Amazon to uncover a legendary yeti and experiences a spiritual transformation that takes him to El Dorado and on other exotic adventures. 200,000 first printing. *Author: Allende, Isabel *Publication Date: 2002/10/01 *Number of Pages: 401 *Binding Type: Hardcover *Language: Spanish *Depth: 1.50 *Width: 5.25 *Height: 7.50

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Publisher Harpercollins Childrens Books
Mfg Part# 9780060510312
SKU 30988584
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0060510315
Release Date 10/1/2002
Physical
Dimensions (in Inches) 7.5H x 5.25L x 1.5T
Author Info
Isabel Allende
Chilean writer Isabel Allende was actually born in Peru, but raised in Chile. She is the niece of Salvador Allende, the president of Chile who was deposed by a U.S.-backed military coup in 1973. Her parents divorced when she was young, and her mother became involved in a scandalous affair with a Chilean diplomat, whom she later married. Allende was a journalist before she began writing fiction in 1981. Married twice herself, she is the mother of a son and a daughter, and has spent much of her adult life in California.
From the Publisher
Editors Note Alexander Cold, un joven de quince años, tiene la oportunidad de hacer el viaje de su vida. Dejando atrás a su familia y a su madre enferma, Alexander Cold se embarca con su temeraria abuela, reportera de International Geographic, en una peligrosa expedición al Amazonas. Su misión y la de sus compañeros de viaje -- entre otros, un célebre antropólogo, un guía local y su hija Nadia, y un doctor -- es documentar al legendario Yeti del Amazonas, más conocido, como "La Bestia."En el mundo oculto de la impenetrable selva tropical, Alexander descubre mucho más de lo que jamás se hubiese imaginado. Con la fuerza del jaguar, el animal tótem elegido por Alexander, y el águila, la guía espiritual de Nadia, ambos jóvenes se dejan guiar por la invisible gente de la neblina en una apasionante e inolvidable aventura que los Ileva al descubrimiento de ...En una deslumbrante novela de aventuras, la célebre escritora, Isabel Allende, Ileva a sus lectores por el misterioso sendero, de dos búsquedas personales en un viaje épico, Deno de realismo magico, al corazon del Amazonas.
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