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The Song of the Molimo

(1998)
A Pygmy at the St. Louis World's Fair
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Twelve-year-old Harry Jones arrives in St. Louis in the summer of 1904 ready to have the time of his life at the glorious ST. Louis World's Fair. But the minute her gets off the train, unanticipated events push him to see the underside of this utopian moment in American history. The Song of the Molimo explores the fictional relationship between Harry and Ota Benga, whose character is based on an African pygmy who is on display at the fair. Their unlikely friendship affirms the ability of people to change and change one another.

    

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Hardback Editions

October 1998 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Song of the Molimo
Author(s): Jane Cutler
ISBN: 0-374-37141-5 / 978-0-374-37141-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
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Paperback Editions

November 2008 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Song of the Molimo: A Pygmy at the St. Louis World's Fair
Author(s): Jane Cutler
ISBN: 0-595-52895-3 / 978-0-595-52895-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: iUniverse
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