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Tusk and Stone by Malcolm J. Bosse.pdf

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Descriptions : Tusk and Stone is the story of Arjun, a boy approaching manhood who is a Brahmin, a member of the priestly and scholarly class in Indian society While traveling, Arjun s caravan is waylaid by robbers who kidnap his beloved sister and murder his guardian uncle His life is spared From then on, the story is about Arjun s survival, his search for his sister, and his travels Tusk and Stone is the story of Arjun, a boy approaching manhood who is a Brahmin, a member of the priestly and scholarly class in Indian society While traveling, Arjun s caravan is waylaid by robbers who kidnap his beloved sister and murder his guardian uncle His life is spared From then on, the story is about Arjun s survival, his search for his sister, and his travels from one experience and opportunity to the next.Once captured and sold, Arun loses his privilege as a Brahmin and must learn much about humility and prejudice He is instructed in the care and training of elephants and becomes a mahout and legendary warrior At the height of his fame he is captured again, and as a slave finds unexpected fulfillment and inspiration as a stone carver Malcolm Bosse is a master of description and historical detail, and gives the story a remarkable sense of contemporary reality even though it is set many centuries ago










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