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Nali

Esther Henry

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ISBN 10: 1462874657 / ISBN 13: 9781462874651
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190 pages. Dimensions: 9.0in. x 6.0in. x 0.4in.From author Esther Henry comes a gripping tale of one young girl as she tries to overcome the despair forced by the strong tradition of her community. Set in an era of darkness, mystery, tropical jungles and cannibalism, Nali is a book that captures the lives of those immersed in the culture that controlled their everyday existence. Deep in the heart of New Guinea lies the village of Mendoka, beautifully camouflaged from the rest of the world. Although the village has yet to be discovered, the outside world would soon have an influence on their lives. An interruption to their peaceful simplicity would both terrify them and cause them to search for answers. Nali tries to buck the ancient traditions, only to find herself deeply entrenched in them. As a young girl full of dreams, she is given to a tribal elder in marriage and quickly learns that her girlhood dreams could be shattered overnight. The rain forest held a secret refuge that only Nali knew, where she took her dreams and her delusions. Will she be forced to succumb to a subservient role the rest of her life, or can she overcome the hopelessness that comes with isolation and tradition Readers will be able to follow those who lived in a much simpler time and learn how people of long ago were held by tradition and culture. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9781462874651

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Title: Nali

Publisher: Xlibris, Corp.

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:New

Book Type: Paperback

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From author Esther Henry comes a gripping tale of one young girl as she tries to overcome the despair forced by the strong tradition of her community. Set in an era of darkness, mystery, tropical jungles and cannibalism, Nali is a book that captures the lives of those immersed in the culture that controlled their everyday existence. Deep in the heart of New Guinea lies the village of Mendoka, beautifully camouflaged from the rest of the world. Although the village has yet to be discovered, the outside world would soon have an influence on their lives. An interruption to their peaceful simplicity would both terrify them and cause them to search for answers. Nali tries to buck the ancient traditions, only to find herself deeply entrenched in them. As a young girl full of dreams, she is given to a tribal elder in marriage and quickly learns that her girlhood dreams could be shattered overnight. The rain forest held a secret refuge that only Nali knew, where she took her dreams and her delusions. Will she be forced to succumb to a subservient role the rest of her life, or can she overcome the hopelessness that comes with isolation and tradition? Readers will be able to follow those who lived in a much simpler time and learn how people of long ago were held by tradition and culture.

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In an era of darkness, mystery, tropical jungles and cannibalism, Nali tries to buck the ancient traditions, only to find herself deeply entrenched in them. As a young girl full of dreams, she is given to a tribal elder in marriage and quickly learns that her girlhood dreams could be shattered overnight.  Will she be forced to succumb to a subservient role the rest of her life, or can she overcome the hopelessness that comes with forced isolation?

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