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Roosevelt's Beast

Louis Bayard

Bayard (The School of Night, 2010) reimagines Teddy and Kermit Roosevelt's ill-fated 1914 Amazon expedition in this riveting adventure story. Traveling deeper and deeper into the Brazilian jungle, the former president and his son are kidnapped by an Amazonian tribe. In exchange for their freedom, the great hunters are asked to find and kill a beast that leaves no tracks and that no member of the tribe has ever seen. But what are the origins of this beast, and how do they escape its brutal wrath? Bayard blends history, horror, and suspense in this well-crafted tale.