Running the Amazon

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Knopf, Jun 17, 1989 - Travel - 277 pages
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A great adventure--the first expedition ever to run the entire 4,100 mile course of the world's largest river, the Amazon. They encounter many obstacles: the deadly whitewater rapids; being captured by Maoist guerillas; escaping harm when they camped near a cocaine factory; weather that could change 40 degrees in a matter of minutes, and much more. 32 pages of photos.

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User Review  - Frank O'Neill - Goodreads

A friend who knew that I had spent a month on the Amazon in a dugout canoe gave me Joe Kane's book, 'Running the Amazon'. It's the story of the first expedition to travel from the source of the great ... Read full review

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User Review  - Ian Chapman - Goodreads

Still a near definitive work on transiting the Amazon river, from Andes to Atlantic estuary. Read full review

Contents

ONEHIGH COUNTRY 1 The Pacific
5
The Colca
10
Headwaters
23
Copyright

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About the author (1989)

Joe Kane's "Phantom of the Movies(R)" columns and reviews have appeared in the "New York Daily News since 1984. He also publishes "The Phantom of the Movies'(R) VideoScope: The Ultimate Genre-Video Guide magazine, read by movie lovers and industry insiders alike. He lives in New York City.

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