Deep Dream of the Rain Forest by Malcolm Bosse

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On an expedition in the mysterious jungles of Borneo, fifteen-year-old Harry Windsor, an orphan thirsty for adventure, is captured by a member of the Iban tribe and must save himself. By the author of The 79 Squares.
 

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Malcolm Bosse (1927 - 2002) wrote numerous best-selling novels for adults, including The War Lord, and many highly acclaimed novels for young readers. Of Deep Dream of the Rainforest, Publishers Weekly said: "[Bosse's] gripping adventure story withstands comparison to Kidnapped, Treasure Island, and Robinson Crusoe, and is far subtler than each of them.
 
Published May 1, 1993 by Farrar Straus & Giroux (J). 179 pages
Genres: Young Adult, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Action & Adventure, Nature & Wildlife, Science & Math. Fiction

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and the jungle--``where time was always now, and the vast ocean of greenery washed over [Harry] like an endless dream''- -is a strong presence holding both terrors and wonders in its depths.

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Deep in the rain forests of Borneo lives Bayang, son of the headman of a tribe of Iban. The Iban, writes Bosse ( Captives of Time ; The 79 Squares ), ``often found the meaning of their lives in the wo

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