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Author Pascoe, Elaine.

Title Mysteries of the rain forest : 20th century medicine man / adapted by Elaine Pascoe ; [with an introduction by Bill Kurtis].

Imprint Woodbridge, Conn. : Blackbirch Press, c1998.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Linda Vista Branch Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 581.634 PAS    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description 48 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm.
Series New explorers
Note "Produced in cooperation with WTTW Chicago and Kurtis Productions, Ltd."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 46) and index.
Summary Describes the experiences of an ethnobotanist in South America as he learns from Trio Indians the medicinal value of rainforest plants, and struggles to record the data before these ancient traditions vanish.
Subject Plotkin, Mark J. -- Juvenile literature.
Plotkin, Mark J.
Trio Indians -- Ethnobotany -- Juvenile literature.
Ethnobotany -- Suriname -- Juvenile literature.
Ethnobotany -- Amazon River Valley -- Juvenile literature.
Traditional medicine -- Suriname -- Juvenile literature.
Traditional medicine -- Amazon River Valley -- Juvenile literature.
Ethnobotany -- Amazon River Valley.
Trio Indians.
Indians of South America -- Amazon River Valley.
Traditional medicine.
Added Author WTTW (Television station : Chicago, Ill.)
Kurtis Productions.
ISBN 1567112293 (lib. bdg. : alk. paper) : $17.95

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