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  - Dave Robertson - Goodreads

Decent travel/adventure story. Read full review

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User Review  - Ben Batchelder - Goodreads

I felt predisposed to like “Running the Amazon” and, while it is a roaring read, came away mildly disappointed. Joe Kane was a journalist who found himself in the right time & place and made the best ... 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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