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Walking the Amazon : 860 days--one step at a time / Ed Stafford.

Stafford, Ed. (Author).
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Available copies

  • 5 of 6 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

1 current hold with 6 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Culver-Union Twp PL - Culver 918.11 STA (Text) 34304000768812 Adult - Nonfiction Available -
Greentown PL - Greentown 918.11 STAFFORD (Text) 75342000073849 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library 918.11 STAFFORD (Text) 37500004362493 Nonfiction Available -
North Madison Co PL - Elwood PL 918.11 STA (Text) 30419101326912 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 918.11 Stafford (Text) 31208911416123 non-fiction On holds shelf -
Westfield Washington PL - Westfield 918.11 Stafford (Text) 78292000321343 Adult Non-Fiction Book Collection Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780452298262 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: 319 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations, maps ; 20 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Plume Books, 2012.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note: Peru and the source of the Amazon. Conception to birth -- The search for the source of the Amazon -- Descending the deepest canyon in the world -- The Red Zone. The Red Zone -- The Ashaninkas -- Gadiel 'Cho' Sanchez Rivera -- The dark march to Colombia. 'Look after your gringo or we'll cut his head off' -- Depression -- Recovery in Iquitos -- The drugs-trafficking trail to Colombia -- Brazil. Entering Brazil -- Starvation -- 'Cuando hay-hay. Cuando no hay-no hay' -- Dedication -- 'He doesn't talk much, the gringo' -- The sprint finish.
Summary, etc.: Describes the author's quest to walk the entire length of the Amazon River, offering details on the effects of deforestation and his encounters with both vicious animals and tribal members with machetes.
Subject: Hiking > Amazon River Region.
Stafford, Ed > Travel > Amazon River Region.
Amazon River Region > Description and travel.

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