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Stranger in the forest : on foot across Borneo

Author: Eric Hansen
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Vintage Departures edView all editions and formats
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Eric Hansen was the first westerner ever to walk across the island of Borneo. Completely cut off from the outside world for seven months, he traveled nearly 1,500 miles with small bands of nomadic hunters known as Penan. Beneath the rain forest canopy, they trekked through a hauntingly beautiful jungle where snakes and frogs fly, pigs climb trees, giant carnivorous plants eat mice, and mushrooms glow at night.
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Named Person: Eric Hansen; Eric Hansen
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eric Hansen
ISBN: 0375724958 9780375724954
OCLC Number: 43641348
Notes: Originally published: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1988.
Description: 286 pages : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm
Contents: Prologue : Child's play --
ch. 1. Prelude to a journey --
Christmas with Mr. Das --
ch. 2. A little preparation, Sarawak 1982 --
ch. 3. on foot towards the highlands --
ch. 4. Rajah Kumis --
ch. 5. The road to Paye Rungan --
ch 6. Great forest --
ch. 7. Pa Lampung Padan's sewing machine --
ch. 8. Arrival in Long Bia --
ch. 9. Musim Takoot, the season of fear --
ch. 10. Meeting a forest ecologist --
ch. 11. Asang Jalong --
safe in Nawang Baru --
Interlude : The penance of Long Lebuson, a royal welcome --
ch. 12. The ascent of Sawak Iran Pass --
ch. 13. To the mouth of the river --
Epilogue --
Acknowledgments --
Bibliography.
Responsibility: Eric Hansen.
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Eric Hansen was the first westerner ever to walk across the island of Borneo. Completely cut off from the outside world for seven months, he traveled nearly 1,500 miles with small bands of nomadic hunters known as Penan. Beneath the rain forest canopy, they trekked through a hauntingly beautiful jungle where snakes and frogs fly, pigs climb trees, giant carnivorous plants eat mice, and mushrooms glow at night.

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