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User Review  - Othemts - LibraryThing

The River of Doubt, or Rio da Dúvida, was the actual, dramatic name of a river in Brazil's Amazon region that is now called the Roosevelt River. Fresh off his failed attempt to return to the ... Read full review

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User Review  - rwt42 - LibraryThing

First, I did not enjoy reading about an expedition itself so badly planned and disorganized. Nothing "great" about putting a lot of lives in jeopardy because you needed a diversion but couldn't be ... Read full review

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I could not put it down. Terrifying... I could almost feel the humidity and the mosquitoes.

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Very good read..

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Great book! Writer is excellent at description...good history of Roosevelt the Man...as opposed to the President. Real story of courage, perseverance and history.

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This was a really thrilling read that just happened to catch my eye. It woke in me a fascination in the so-called Golden Age of exploration. I knew next to nothing of Teddy Roosevelt- this book tells of his last great adventure, but offers incredible insight into the man and the incredible trials that explorers- even one such as him- went through. 

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