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The last great journey on earth.

Author: Brian Branston
Publisher: New York, Weybright and Talley [1971, ©1970]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [1st American ed.]View all editions and formats
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The author vividly recalls the perils and struggles of his two-thousand-mile journey up the Amazon tributary Rio Negro.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Branston, Brian, 1914-
Last great journey on earth.
New York, Weybright and Talley [1971, ©1970]
(OCoLC)846109490
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Branston
OCLC Number: 136971
Description: 256 pages illustrations, map (on lining papers) 24 cm
Contents: The start of the adventure --
Bedding down-interlude for death --
Lost --
Taparucuara --
The first rapids --
Intrigue at Wapes-interlude for mystery --
Venezuela and Spanish gold --
The secrets of San Carlos --
San Carlos: journalists and a fort --
Casiquiare canal --
Tama Tama and curare --
A bit of a bust up --
Journey to the Waika: new tribes misssionaries --
Journey to the Waika:the rapids --
Journey to the Waika: beyond the waterfall --
Journey to the Waika: the yopo tree-interlude to inquire into the fate of the Amazon women --
Arthur Helliwell's chest --
Dicing with death-Envoi.

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The author vividly recalls the perils and struggles of his two-thousand-mile journey up the Amazon tributary Rio Negro.

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