La Ciudad de las Bestias

By: Allende, Isabel

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5th printing. Signed by author without inscription. Spanish text. Near fine. Fine. 2002 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 401 pp. Spanish text. 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. Fifteen-year-old Alexander Cold has the chance to take the trip of a lifetime. Parting from his family and ill mother, Alexander joins his fearless grandmother, a magazine reporter for International Geographic, on an expedition to the dangerous, remote world of the Amazon. Their mission, along with the others on their team -- including a celebrated anthropologist, a local guide and his young daughter Nadia, and a doctor -- is to document the legendary Yeti of the Amazon known as the Beast. Under the dense canopy of the jungle, Alexander is amazed to discover much more than he could have imagined about the hidden worlds of the rain forest. Drawing on the strength of the jaguar, the totemic animal Alexander finds within himself, and the eagle, Nadia's spirit guide, both young people are led by the invisible People of the Mist on a thrilling and unforgettable journey to the ultimate discovery.... In a stunning novel of high adventure, internationally celebrated novelist Isabel Allende leads readers through the intricacies of two personal quests, and on an epic voyage -- teeming with magical realism -- into the wonder-filled heart of the Amazon. Keywords: ISABEL ALLENDE AMERICAN LITERATURE LATIN AMERICA LITERATURE TEEN YOUNG ADULT CITY OF BEASTS FOREIGN LANGUAGE SPANISH

Title: La Ciudad de las Bestias

Author: Allende, Isabel

Categories: Signed, Latin American, American, Spanish, Teen & Young Adult,

Edition: 5th Printing

Publisher: Rayo: 2002

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: Fine

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200768