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CITY OF THE BEASTS

Isabel Allende, Author
Isabel Allende, Author . HarperTrophy/Rayo $7.99 (0p) ISBN 978-0-06-055748-5
Reviewed on: 06/30/2003
Release date: 06/01/2003

PW called this story of a 15-year-old who is reluctant to accompany his grandmother on a writing assignment in South America "laced with surprises and ironic twists." Once their expedition in search of a legendary nine-foot-tall "Beast" begins, however, his doubts are pushed out of his mind by more immediate concerns. All ages. (June)

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