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Running the Amazon by Joe Kane 067972902X 9780679729020
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Running the Amazon by Joe Kane

The voyage began in the lunar terrain of the Peruvian Andes, where coca leaf is the only remedy against altitude sickness. It continued down rapids so fierce they could swallow a raft in a split second. It ended six months and 4,200 miles later, where the Amazon runs gently into the Atlantic. Joe Kanes personal account of the first expedition to travel the entirety of the worlds longest river is a riveting adventure in the tradition of Joseph Conrad, filled with death-defying encounters: with narco-traffickers and Sendero Luminoso guerrillas and nature at its most unforgiving. Not least of all, Running the Amazon shows a polyglot group of urbanized travelers confronting their wilder selves -- their fear and egotism, selflessness and courage.

Author: Joe Kane

Language: English

Edition: First Edition

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 281

Publisher: Vintage

Publication Date: 1990-05-12

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