Author is alumna of the OSU Dept. of English Creative Writing Program.
"When E.J. Levy arrived in northern Brazil on a fellowship from Yale at the age of 21, she was hoping to save the Amazon rain forest; she didn't realize she would soon have to save herself. Amazons: a love story recounts an idealistic young woman's coming of age against the backdrop of the magnificent rain forest and exotic city of Salvador."--Publisher's description.