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  • Delia Owens

    “Una primera novela dolorosamente hermosa que es a la vez la historia de un misterioso asesinato, de una iniciación a la vida y una celebración de la naturaleza ... Owens explora las marismas desoladas de la costa de Carolina del Norte a través de los ojos de una niña abandonada. Y en su aislamiento, esa niña nos abre los ojos a las secretas maravillas (y peligros) de su propio mundo'. --The New York Times Book Review En Barkley Cove, un tranquilo pueblo de pescadores, circulan extraños rumores sobre la “chica de la marisma”. Desde los seis años, Kya deambula completamente sola entre canales y cañaverales, apenas...read more

  • Delia Owens

    The authors of Secrets of the Sahara battle the elephant poachers of Zambia in this 'exciting . . . part adventure story, part wildlife tale' (The Boston Globe). Intelligent, majestic, and loyal, with lifespans matching our own, elephants are among the greatest of the wonders gracing the African wilds. Yet, in the 1970s and 1980s, about a thousand of these captivating creatures were slaughtered in Zambia each year, killed for their valuable ivory tusks. When biologists Mark and Delia Owens, residing in Africa to study lions, found themselves in the middle of a poaching fray, they took the only side they morally could: that of the elephants. The Eye of the Elephant recounts the Owens's...read more

  • Delia Owens

    'Vividly written...Their story is thrilling—the kind of tale that wild-animal lovers won't easily forget.'—People In this riveting real-life adventure, Mark and Delia Owens tell the dramatic story of their last years in Africa, fighting to save elephants, villagers, and -- in the end -- themselves. The award-winning zoologists and pioneering conservationists describe their work in the remote and ruggedly beautiful Luangwa Valley, in northeastern Zambia. There they studied the mysteries of the elephant population’s recovery after poaching, discovering remarkable similarities between humans and elephants. A young elephant named Gift provided the clue to help them crack...read more

  • Delia Owens

    #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING PHENOMENON More than 7 million copies sold worldwide A Reese Witherspoon x Hello Sunshine Book Club Pick A Business Insider Defining Book of the Decade  'I can't even express how much I love this book! I didn't want this story to end!'--Reese Witherspoon 'Painfully beautiful.'--The New York Times Book Review For years, rumors of the 'Marsh Girl' have haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet town on the North Carolina coast. So in late 1969, when handsome Chase Andrews is found dead, the locals immediately suspect Kya Clark, the so-called Marsh Girl. But Kya is not what they say. Sensitive and intelligent, she has survived for years alone in the marsh...read more

  • Delia Owens

    Una novela exquisita, una oda a la naturaleza y a lo salvaje Durante años, los rumores de la existencia de la Chica Salvaje han perturbado la vida de la pequeña localidad de Barkley Cove, un tranquilo pueblo de pescadores en Carolina del Norte. Abandonada a los seis años, Kya es una joven sensible, inteligente y de una belleza insólita que ha sobrevivido en soledad en las marismas, con la naturaleza como única amiga. Es una superviviente nata. Su solitaria vida se complica cuando un hombre aparece asesinado en el pantano y la acusan del crimen. Entonces, todos sus misterios saldrán a la luz. Una magistral novela que nos habla de los secretos del ser humano, las pulsiones que nos...read more

  • Delia Owens

    This is the story of the Owens' travel and life in the Kalahari Desert. Here they met and studied unique animals and were confronted with danger from drought, fire, storms, and the animals they loved. This bestselling book is for both travelers and animal...read more