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One river : explorations and discoveries in the Amazon rainforest

By: Davis, Wade

0099592967 / 9780099592969
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United Kingdom
20 cm 537 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (black and white)
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Reprint. Originally published: New York: Simon & Schuster, 1997.

From the author of INTO THE SILENCE, winner of the Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-FictionIn 1941, Richard Evans Schultes took a leave of absence from Harvard University and disappeared into the Northern Amazon of Colombia. The world's leading authority on the hallucinogens and medicinal plants of the region, he returned after twelve years of travelling through South America in a dug-out canoe, mapping uncharted rivers, living among local tribes and documenting the knowledge of shamans. Thirty years later, his student Wade Davis landed in Bogota to follow in his mentor's footsteps - so creating an epic tale of undaunted adventure, a compelling work of natural history and a testament to the spirit of scientific exploration.


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