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Author Davis, Wade.

Title One river : explorations and discoveries in the Amazon rain forest / Wade Davis.

Publication Info. New York : Simon & Schuster, [1996]
©1996

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Location Call No. Status
 Manchester, Main Library - Non Fiction  581.61 DAVIS    Check Shelf
 Middletown, Russell Library - Adult Nonfiction  581.634 DAV    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  581.61 D29    Check Shelf
 South Windsor Public Library - Non Fiction  581.61 D29O    Check Shelf
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  581.61 D265O    Check Shelf
 Wethersfield Public Library - Non Fiction  581.61 DAVIS    Check Shelf
 Windsor Locks Public Library - Adult Department  581.61 DAV    Check Shelf
Description 537 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 493-515) and index.
Contents Juan's Farewell -- Mountains of the elder brother -- Peyote road, 1936 -- Flesh of the gods, 1938-39 -- Red hotel -- Jaguar's nectar -- Sky is green and the forrest is blue -- Sad lowlands -- Among the Waorani -- White blood of the forest -- Betrayal of the dream, 1944-1954 - Divine leaf of immortality -- One River
Summary "Enjoyable and insightful work was written as a tribute to the scientific achievements of Richard Evans Schultes, an Amazonia explorer active during 1940s-50s. Also relates explorations of the author and of Timothy Plowman, both Schultes' students. Intended for a popular audience"--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 57. http://www.loc.gov/hlas/
Subject Schultes, Richard Evans.
Plowman, Timothy.
Ethnobotanists -- United States -- Biography.
Ethnobotanists -- Amazon River Region -- Biography.
Ethnobotany -- Fieldwork -- Amazon River Region.
Hallucinogenic plants -- Collection and preservation -- Amazon River Region.
Medicinal plants -- Collection and preservation -- Amazon River Region.
Schultes, Richard Evans.
Plowman, Timothy.
Ethnobotany -- South America -- Biography.
Ethnobotany -- South America -- Personal Narratives.
Hallucinogens -- South America -- Biography.
Hallucinogens -- South America -- Personal Narratives.
Plants, Medicinal -- South America -- Biography.
Plants, Medicinal -- South America -- Personal Narratives.
ISBN 0684808862
9780684808864
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