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Ruthless river : love and survival by raft on the Amazon's relentless Madre de Dios / Holly FitzGerald.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Knoxville Public Library.
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Potter-Tioga Library System. (Show)

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Knoxville Public Library 918.1 FIT (Text) 30543003730879 Adult Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780525432777 (trade pbk.)
  • ISBN: 0525432779 (trade pbk.)
  • Physical Description: xii, 316 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Vintage Departures, Vintage Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC, 2017.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Waiting -- The plane -- Jungle trail -- Sepa -- Prisoners -- Puerto Maldonado -- Finding a raft -- Launch day -- First day on the river -- The border -- Flying free -- The storm -- Where are we? -- The rains poured down -- Hope -- The logjam -- Dead tree -- Wrestling match -- Little balsa -- SOS -- High noon -- Swimming with Becky -- Log bed -- Quickmud -- Rant -- Desire -- Butterflies -- Little moments -- Bees -- What I want -- Epiphany -- Snails -- Like sticks -- My hero -- Marsh birds -- Rising fear -- Tiny frogs -- Time meshes -- Chasing the monkey -- Banana chips -- Barraca -- Maryknoll -- Riberalta -- Epilogue.
Summary, etc.:
The author describes how her honeymoon was cut short when her plane crashed in the jungles of Peru, forcing her and her husband to try to survive aboard a makeshift raft as they made their way down the Amazon River to civilization.
Subject: FitzGerald, Holly Conklin > Travel > Amazon River Region.
Amazon River Region > Description and travel.
Amazon River > Description and travel.
Genre: Travel writing.
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