Mamba Point, by Kurtis Scaletta

Summary:  After moving with his family to Liberia, twelve-year-old Linus discovers that he has a mystical connection with the black mamba, one of the deadliest snakes in Africa, which he is told will give him some of the snake’s characteristics. Includes facts about the author’s experiences as a thirteen-year-old American living in Liberia in 1982. 268 p., Alfred A. Knopf.

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