Go and Come Back - Chapters One - Three Summary & Analysis

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Chapters One - Three Summary

"Go and Come Back" is a Young Adult novel by Joan Abelove which was first published in 1998. The novel is narrated by Alicia, a young Isabo girl who lives in a small village on the Paro River in the Amazon jungle in Peru; the Isabo live in much the same way as their ancestors have lived for centuries. The author lived with a tribe in the Amazon for two years, and used that experience as the basis for the book. In a short paragraph just prior to the start of the first chapter, the author states that the "two old white ladies" referred to throughout the novel are actually in their late 20s.

Chapter One. Late one day near the beginning of the dry season, two "old white ladies" arrive in Poincushmana, the small village where Alicia...

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