River of death

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Doubleday, 1981 - Fiction - 224 pages
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An expedition searching for a legendary lost city in South America discovers a Nazi reunion, a river of death, a scheme of revenge, and other terrifying surprises

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User Review  - scottcholstad - LibraryThing

As I read MacLean's books, I'm discovering they're largely formulaic -- protagonist is mini-God, omnipotent and omniscient, female love interest is not what they seem to be, the bad guys are pretty ... Read full review

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User Review  - Bridgey - LibraryThing

Not his greatest book by a long shot, but a fairly short and easy read. The books starts with Nazi's looting a monestary towards the end of the war. Two officers who are in charge make off with the ... Read full review


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Alistair MacLean was born in Glasgow, Scotland in 1922. After attending Highland High School, he served in the Navy during World War II. He then went on to graduate from Glasgow University. MacLean wrote the bestsellers "HMS Ulysses," "The Guns of Navarone," "Ice Station Zebra," "Where Eagles Dare," "Dark Crusader," "Satan Bug," and "Captain Cook: A Biography." MacLean died on February 2, 1987 in Munich.

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