By Carine Fabius,Pascal Giacomini,Cristina Mittermeier

looking for the jagua fruit, writer Carine Fabius takes readers on a trip into the private geographical regions of the Amazon jungle, the place a prized tattoo ink weaves magical stories into the guts and tradition of the region's indigenous humans.

Written in a breezy, attractive kind, the booklet includes:

- forty pages of beautiful colour pictures, together with contributions through famous documentary photographer and commute author Cristina Mittermeier
- Over 25 black & white pictures and illustrations
- The author's own account of her and her artist/explorer husband's trip into the area of transitority physique paintings, starting with henna and culminating with the invention of the jagua fruit's promise to convey a stunning tattoo that appears actual — but fades after weeks
- Excerpts from her husband Pascal Giacomini's diary as he travels on a motorized dugout canoe into the inner most reaches of the jungle, the place he spends weeks with an indigenous team referred to as the Matsés
- short histories of varied indigenous teams linked to jagua
- own and insightful essays by way of veteran explorers and fans of the Amazon
- info at the medicinal and mystical homes of the jagua fruit
- Magical stories and ideology surrounding this awesome fruit
- a quick background of tattoos
- a quick background of ink
- commonly asked questions (and solutions, of course!) approximately jagua tattoos
- evaluation of the Amazon, the Indians that populate the world, and concerns that presently dominate during the region
- conventional stories from the Amazon

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