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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User Review  - klburnside - LibraryThing

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

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User Review  - Stbalbach - LibraryThing

Stranger in the Forest (1988) is Eric Hansen's remarkable 5 month trip across Borneo in 1982. The book is something of a minor classic among adventure literature, being both modern in style and ... Read full review


Prologue Childs Play
Chapter Two A Little Preparation Sarawak 1982
Chapter Three On Foot Towards

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About the author (1988)

Eric Hansen lives in San Francisco, California.

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