Running the Amazon

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Knopf, 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  - Alene - Goodreads

I hard a hard time getting into this then really loved it. I think at first I was just trying so hard to keep up with which parts of the group were going where and rendezvousing when and so forth that ... Read full review

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User Review  - Doug Cornelius - Goodreads

A tremendous story of taking on the world's longest river. They start in the high Andes, battling altitudes, and end in the Atlantic Ocean. Read full review

Contents

ONEHIGH COUNTRY 1 The Pacific
3
The Colca
11
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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