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Baboon: A Novel
Baboon: A Novel by David Jones 1554510538 9781554510535
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Baboon: A Novel by David Jones

A plane crash. A mysterious transformation. An adventure unlike any other. Fourteen-year-old Gerry Copeland has mixed feelings about flying back to his parents research camp in the African savanna. While his biologist mom and dad study baboon behavior, hell be thinking about the video arcade and restaurants back in the city. Suddenly, their small planes engine stutters and dies. They go down hard. Gerry wakes up thinking a baboon has broken his fall. Hes shocked to realize the furry arm is his own. Somehow, hes become one of the beasts his parents are studying. Adopted by baboons, Gerrys only chance to survive is to stay with the baboon troop. His parents dont recognize him, and he begins to lose hope hell ever be human again. His final, desperate bid to turn back means giving up the animal family hes come to care about for the human family where he truly belongs. Baboon is the riveting story of one teenagers journey into the heart of the baboon world, where he confronts terrifying attacks by predators and humans, threatening behavior within the troop, and the day-to-day struggle to survive.

Author: David Jones

Language: English

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 169

Publisher: Annick Press

Publication Date: 2007-02-01

Our Price: $7.20

ISBN: 1554510538

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