Into the Heart: One Man's Pursuit of Love and Knowledge Among the Yanomama

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Simon & Schuster, Jan 1, 1991 - Social Science - 349 pages
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This is an absorbing, thrilling account of an anthropologist's foray into the heart of the Amazon, where for 12 years he lived among the Yanomama, learned their language, fell in love with one of their women, then found himself in a harrowing life-and-death struggle to keep from losing her.

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This is an extraordinarily human account of the Yanomama Indians of the Amazon rain forest, a people who have in the past been rather dehumanized by anthropologist Napoleon Chagnon's Yanomama: The ... Read full review


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