The white bone

  • 329 Pages
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HarperPerennialCanada , Toronto
Elephants -- Fiction., African elephant -- Fiction., Africa -- Fic
StatementBarbara Gowdy.
GenreFiction.
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 329 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19480830M
ISBN 100006392334
OCLC/WorldCa50720780

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The White Bone: A Novel is the struggle for existence, family, meaning and understanding, as seen through the eyes of the remnants of a clan of African elephants. The main character is Mud, a young female orphaned at birth. she is adopted by another clan, and their lives entwine.4/5(88).

In "The White Bone," a novel imagined entirely from the perspective of African elephants, Barbara Gowdy creates a world whole and separate that yet illuminates our own.

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For years, young Mud and her family have roamed the high grasses, swamps, and deserts of the sub-Sahara/5. In The White Bone, a novel imagined entirely from the perspective of African elephants, Barbara Gowdy creates a world whole and separate that yet illuminates our own.

For years, young Mud and her family have roamed the high grasses, swamps, and deserts of the : Holt, Henry & Company, Inc. Meanwhile, Tall Time, father of Mud's calf, is on a lonely quest of his own for the White Bone—a quest that takes him to the land of the Lost Ones, distantly related elephants who have evolved into smaller, mountain-dwelling visionaries.

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When Date Bed is separated from her family, she discovers that the Domain has been warped by the violence of man. Because these are “abnormal times,” she’s not quite certain of animals’ behaviors anymore. It’s clear that the arrival of man has not only altered the elephants’ world, but the animal kingdom at large.