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Babaru of The South Seas an ethnographic novel
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Size: 6" x 9"
Binding: Perfect Bound
ISBN: 9781620309971
Mentored by anthropologist George Beal, sixteen-year old redhead Davy Match of Baltimore goes to the South Pacific in search of the endangered leatherback sea turtle and the Mota people who protect it. He joins a local boy, Abraham Iringikeri. They canoe their dugout over clear lagoons, walk through noisy rainforest, and ride the tail of a typhoon past a taboo headland. Their journey brings them face to face with a forest girl, a wild man, a sorcerer, and giant turtles and crocodiles. Joining the boys are Niki Motari from the village of Shell Money Reef and many other children and youths who make a courageous effort to protect Mother Babaru and restore the clan which carries her name. Th ...