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  - Steve Dyson - Goodreads

What an great story. The writer does a great job of expressing all of the emotions of all of the members of the expedition. What an amazing experience for all involved. Captivating story. Read full review

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User Review  - Teo smite - Goodreads

A slow starting book since the author walked the beginning of the river where I was expecting descriptions of the water and its challenges. Once it hooked me the book described the incredible changes ... 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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