Living On The Edge
Publisher : iUniverse (November 14, 2002)
Description
Living On The Edge is a must read for all who are interested in the perils of a remote Amazon people, their ancient mysterious traditions and struggles against deforestation. Revealed is their intimate and exotic lives and their battle against the white mens greed for their land for cattle ranching. Illprepared to fight, the village tribal chief relies on the shamans supernatural magical powers. A clever scheme to save the village is planned by the chiefs youngest son. Becoming friends with the enemys crippled son, he discovers their plans but risks his life when entering the white mens world of evil politics and corruption, including Brazils president, and kidnapping of the governors family. Outraged by her husbands refusal to see the danger, Tatoa leaves the chief and warns her people of future perils. She also warns her husband of terrible consequences if their son is forbidden to marry his beloved. But the chief, refusing to listen, is faced with a family tragedy. With his maskmaking skilled and supportive grandfather, Iasin unwillingly awaits his initiation and scarification ritual, and worries he will shame his family with his outburst from the pain he must endure to prove his manhood.






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