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Billie Wind lives with her Seminole tribe. She follows their customs, but the dangers of pollution and nuclear war she's learned about in school seem much more real to her. How can she believe the Seminole legends about talking animals and earth spirits? She wants answers, not legends. "You are a doubter," say the men of the Seminole Council; and so Billie goes out into the Everglades alone, to stay until she can believe.

In the wilderness, she discovers that she must listen to the land and animals in order to survive. With an otter, a panther cub, and a turtle as companions and guides, she begins to understand that the world of her people can give her the answers she seeks.

©1983 Jean Craighead George (P)1993 Recorded Books

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What disappointed you about The Talking Earth?

I bought this book for my son who is reading this for school. He has some reading processing issues and the doctor suggested that I buy the audiobook for him to follow as he reads it from the paper version. HOWEVER--this is not an unabridged version as advertised. In chapter three it skips about 20 pages and goes right into chapter 4.
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