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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Review: Stranger in the Forest: On Foot Across Borneo

User Review  - Katie - Goodreads

I finished this book a while ago, and forget a lot of it now. It was not as good as the other books I have read by Hansen. It is the narrartive story of his journey across Borneo on foot. There are some interesting parts, but also some boring parts. Read full review

Review: Stranger in the Forest: On Foot Across Borneo

User Review  - Joel - Goodreads

An account of Hansen's long trek through the jungles of Borneo in the 1980s, helped by native guides. This is really one of the best travel narratives I've ever read. Hansen has an eye for detail; the ... 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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Eric Hansen lives in San Francisco, California.

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