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Modoc by Ralph Helfer
1998
Harper
PAGEBAD TEXTCORRECTION
18The tip of Mo's trunk traveled up and down Bram's prostate body...postrate
19 She's never been away from her mother for any great length of time. [Unlikely the mother elephant hadn't returned to the circus for ten years.]
26...his first thought upon awakening, and that last when going to sleep, was [ ] when he could spend time....of
68Through a myriad of colorful crystalline patterns...myriad
97 + 100He felt the heavines of the icy ocean water. versus Thank God, the water's warm...It's because we're in the Bay of Bengal. If this had happened in the Atlantic Ocean, we'd all be dead by now. The water ismuch colder there...[consistency]
125 + 131 + 135 Probably next week ...the sooner I return, the better. [versus] As the months passed... [versus] Kelly came to say goodbye.[consistency]
134The early morning sun found Bram lying with his head at the foot of the bed, looking up at the carved headboard. In the center was the finest carving of them all. It was of Atoul. ... The dark eyes were set into a brow of white, and the moon gave them the appearance of moving.[consistency]
136Only the leaping of a occasional trout broke the still waters...an
148 + 154I plan on sticking to the forest during the night, and the cities by the day... [versus] It was daybreak, as expected, when Bram entered the forest that lay south of the city.[consistency]
154...lest it caused pinching and cutting.cause
155As the morning lights appeared...light
163 + 164Sword drawn, he leaned forward in the saddle... [versus] He slowly slid a long saber from its sheath...[consistency]
156 + 168...Bram put her to work hauling water from the wells high up on the ridge.[high wells, unlikely]
176He wore a tan shirt with a number of insignias and badges, tan shorts, high tan socks, and long-legged boots.[consistency: very high socks]
197...perhaps weighing twenty-five pounds, and prehensile...[not accurate description of any known mammal's penis]
203...the left foot was the single one entrance...[ ]
212...her long hair shielding her eyes from her captive.captor
216By [ ] time they notice you have gone, it will be too late.the
178 + 245 Mo's tusks had grown, and although not long, they were thick and impressive.Mo's tusks were coming in at a fast rate and were quite large in comparison to those of other females [versus] Mo's tusks had grown, and although not long, they were thick and impressive.[Consistency and Tusks are not visible in any photos of the elephant included in the book.]
271The vaccine's been located at an Entomological Research Center about an hour by air from here. They're flying down the vaccine.antidote
280Her head, tusks, and trunks were buried into the thick mud...trunk
283...he could be found out in the vacant lot...[ ]
290 - 291They were in the Rhode Island area and winter quarters were in south FLorida. ... The trains separated in upper New York state ... At a small whistlestop somewhere in the Ozarks ....[non-sensical directions/travel route]
294...he receive an early telephone call from the director.a
298...from Chicago on, they were on the edge of their seats ... They had climbed high into the Ozark mountains.[A trip heading east starting in California and passing through Chicago is not likely to terminate in the Ozarks west of Illinois.]
300She had apparently being doing this for some time...been
304There is a danger ot turning over, especially if the elephant is rocking to the right as a right-hand turn is made.left
306For the next few weeks she favored the other foot, keeping the pressure off the injured one.used/placed emphasis on
391 Fact/consistency Letter signed by Kallli Gooma noted as a "very old" 40 years previous, who's birth may have "coincided with the first revolution" (1857) - p. 178]
321They had all had come to say their farewells.[ ]

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