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
great anthropological insights - Goodreads
Hansen is a brilliant travel writer! - Goodreads
Thanks for writing such books, Mr. Hansen! - Goodreads

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User Review  - Michael Moseley - Goodreads

Interesting book to read when you area travelling to Borneo. Eric's epic journey across the island from west to east and back again gives a glimpse into a 1980's Borneo which I doubt if it exists ... Read full review

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User Review  - Shannon - Goodreads

An enjoyable read from an intrepid traveler. Hansen gives an entertaining and candid account of his efforts to cross Borneo on foot. A common pitfall of adventure travel books is the repetitive day-to ... Read full review

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Eric Hansen lives in San Francisco, California.

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