Stranger in the Forest: On Foot Across Borneo

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Houghton Mifflin, 1988 - Travel - 286 pages
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In 1982, Hansen walked through one of the last places on earth untouched by western civilization, the rain forest of Borneo. For seven months he hiked through leaves so thick he couldn't see the sky, gathering roots, hunting wild pig and meeting tribes whose ancestors were headhunters.

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Fantastic travel writing, good prose and spirit. - Goodreads
Hansen is a brilliant travel writer! - Goodreads
Thanks for writing such books, Mr. Hansen! - Goodreads

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User Review  - Laura - Goodreads

What a great read. Takes place in the 1980s True story. Couldn't put it down. Read full review

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User Review  - Tim M. - Goodreads

Fantastic book. Hansen went on quite an adventure. Though the synopsis on my copy led me to believe there would be more drama to some of the confrontations he had with natives, the encounters weren't ... Read full review

Contents

Prologue Childs Play
11
Chapter Two A Little Preparation Sarawak 1982
27
Chapter Three On Foot Towards
57
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About the author (1988)

Eric Hansen lives in San Francisco, California.

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