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The white bone

Barbara Gowdy

The white bone

by Barbara Gowdy

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Published by HarperPerennialCanada in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Elephants -- Fiction.,
  • African elephant -- Fiction.,
  • Africa -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes glossary.

    StatementBarbara Gowdy.
    GenreFiction.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 329 p. :
    Number of Pages329
    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.

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.

The White Bone. 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.