The Girl With No Name: The Incredible True Story of a Child Raised by Monkeys

The Girl With No Name: The Incredible True Story of a Child Raised by Monkeys

Marina Chapman, Lynne Barrett-Lee


The poignant tale of a woman who overcomes distinct problem and deprivation - turning out to be up with a troop of capuchin monkeys - to discover final redemption.

In 1954, in a distant mountain village in South the United States, a bit lady used to be kidnapped. She was once 4 years previous. Marina Chapman was once stolen from her housing property after which deserted deep within the Colombian jungle. That she survived is a miracle. days later, half-drugged, terrified, and ravenous, she came across a troop of capuchin monkeys. appearing solely on intuition, she attempted to do what they did: she ate what they ate and copied their activities, and bit by bit, realized to fend for herself.

So starts off the tale of her 5 years one of the monkeys, in which time she steadily grew to become feral; she misplaced the facility to talk, misplaced all inhibition, misplaced any actual feel of being human, exchanging the constitution of human society with the social mores of her new simian kin. yet society was once ultimately to reclaim her. At age ten she used to be came across by means of a couple of hunters who took her to the lawless Colombian urban of Cucuta the place, in trade for a parrot, they bought her to a brothel. while she discovered that she used to be to be groomed for prostitution, she made her plans to flee. yet her experience wasn’t over yet...
In the vein of "Slumdog Millionaire" and "City of God," this rousing tale of a misplaced baby who overcomes the hazards of the wild and the brutality of the streets to ultimately reclaim her existence will astonish readers in every single place.

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