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The Legend of Chico Mandez

George Herscu

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ISBN 10: 1441589961 / ISBN 13: 9781441589965
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Title: The Legend of Chico Mandez

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:New

Book Type: Hardcover

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The Legend of Chico Mandez Outline The story is mostly about an extraordinary young man named Chico Mandez the son of an Italian sailor who had jumped ship in Montevideo Chico is a rising Argentine soccer star and during his college summer sports tour he gets lost in the Amazon jungle near Manaus but eventually teams up with an unknown colony of chimpanzees After fruitless searches and months after Chico is given up for dead his remarkable mother Maria Louisa who bore her only son after nine daughters has an astonishing vision of Chico alive in the jungle living with apes Her amazing quest for a new search culminates with the presidents of both Argentina and Brazil Finally during an official search Chico is rescued but not before his mother s vision inspired direction leads a search helicopter to Chico and the chimps sanctuary Back home he resumes his soccer career yet now after a year in the jungle eating a super nutritious purple root with other jungle foods he has somehow gained phenomenal physical capabilities and when playing soccer he soon surpasses the great Brazilian Pele The colony of apes is also rescued and the close relationship between Chico and Hoot the leader of the apes continues in Buenos Aires Chico s and his mother s families built a unique theme enterprise called Chimpland in which Chico often plays soccer with the chimps who had learned to play in the jungle Like his father Julio before him Chico has amorous adventures and becomes engaged to a lovely Brazilian girl Finally Chico stars in Argentina s World Cup team and after a series of stunning victories the whole of Argentina goes wild with excitement for the grand final game against England The game is played in Chico s father s birthplace of Naples It is a gut wrenching battle and Chico is the outstanding star Not long after the team s triumphant return to Buenos Aires Chico is kidnapped in a daring raid at Chimpland and the tragedy is compounded whe

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