The Cloud Forest: A Chronicle of the South American Wilderness

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Viking Press, 1961 - South America - 280 pages
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Peter Matthiessen's report of his expedition crisscrossing 10,000 miles of the South American wilderness, from the Amazon rain forests to Machu Picchu, high in the Andes, down to Tierra del Fuego and back. He followed the trails of old explorers, encountered river bandits, wild tribesmen, and the evidence of ancient ruins, and discovered fossils in the depths of the Peruvian jungle.

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Review: The Cloud Forest: A Chronicle of the South American Wilderness

User Review  - Patricia L. - Goodreads

Finally I found maps on page 232 of the 269-page Penguin edition! Why they weren't placed in the logical spot, page 150, is a mystery and rather hindered my appreciation of Part II. Even so, that section is far more interesting than Part I. Read full review

Review: The Cloud Forest: A Chronicle of the South American Wilderness

User Review  - Amy - Goodreads

NF Science 269 pages The real journey through South America. The people, the landscape, the insects, the rivers come alive. Read full review

Contents

Sargasso Sea and Southward
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2 Amazonas
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Tierra del Fuego
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