The setting is the Georgia wilderness, where the states most remote white-water river awaits. In the thundering froth of that river, in its echoing stone canyons, four men on a canoe trip discover a freedom and exhilaration beyond compare. And then, in a moment of horror, the adventure turns into a struggle for survival as one man becomes a human hunter who is offered his own harrowing deliverance.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - bness2 - LibraryThing
Extremely well written, but a very dark story. I have not seen the movie, so I do not know how it compares, but I can't imagine the movie being as good. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - datrappert - LibraryThing
Everyone knows the unforgettable "squeal like a pig" movie, but Dickey's original novel about some Atlanta businessmen on a backwoods canoe trip who run into a bit of trouble is just about as ... Read full review