Reviews

  • Davis writes magnificently... A great lyrical book, as richly varied as the rain forests it describes

    New York Times Book Review
  • An exceptional tale of 20th-century scientific exploration and a rousing travelogue to places both real and illusory

    Kirkus Reviews
  • Extraordinary...a biographical tapestry rich in history, adventure, intrigue and scholarship

    Nature
  • A wild ride through one rapid after another…magnificent

    Boston Globe
  • Brilliantly written..this is essential reading for anyone interested in [the Amazon] area

    Good Book Guide

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