Author: Ralph Helfer
Translator: Seok-hee Kim
Publisher: East Asia
400 pages | 210*145mm
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About This Book
Spanning several decades and three continents, Modoc is one of the most amazing true animal stories ever told. Raised together in a small German circus town, a boy and an elephant formed a bond that would last their entire lives, and would be tested time and again; through a near-fatal shipwreck in the Indian Ocean, an apprenticeship with the legendary Mahout elephant trainers in the Indian teak forests, and their eventual rise to circus stardom in 1940s New York City. Modoc is a captivating true story of loyalty, friendship, and high adventure, to be treasured by animal lovers everywhere.
About the Author
Ralph Helfer is a well-known wild-animal trainer, safari leader, and founder of Eden International. He owned Modoc for the last twenty years of her life, and witnessed the joyous reunion of Modoc and Bram. He lives in Los Angeles, CA.
"A captivating tale." -- Publishers Weekly
"Heartwarming, captivating...a beautifully true story that will make you think twice about the incredible and very real feelings of elephants, and probably the greatest love story ever told." -- African Sun-Times
"Once I started this incomparable story, I couldn't put it down, and I cannot get it out of my mind--nor will I ever. The message of what can be accomplished by training through affection and joy will thrill all animal lovers." -- Betty White
"Once in a while, a book comes along to prove that wonderful friendships can occur between the animal kingdom and mankind. Ralph Helfer has done it with Modoc." -- San Antonio Express-News
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