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Paddle to the Amazon
The Ultimate 12,000-Mile Canoe Adventure
Written by Don StarkellDon Starkell Author Alert
Category: Sports & Recreation - Canoeing; Travel - South America; Travel - Adventure
Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
Publisher: McClelland & Stewart
ISBN: 978-0-7710-8256-6 (0-7710-8256-8)

Pub Date: September 3, 1994
Price: $24.99

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Paddle to the Amazon
Written by Don Starkell

Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771082566
Our Price: $24.99
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About this Book

It was crazy. It was unthinkable. It was the adventure of a lifetime.

When Don and Dana Starkell left Winnipeg in a tiny three-seater canoe, they had no idea of the dangers that lay ahead. Two years and 12,180 miles later, father and son had each paddled nearly twenty million strokes, slept on beaches, in jungles and fields, dined on tapir, shark, and heaps of roasted ants.

They encountered piranhas, wild pigs, and hungry alligators. They were arrested, shot at, taken for spies and drug smugglers, and set upon by pirates. They had lived through terrifying hurricanes, food poisoning, and near starvation. And at the same time they had set a record for a thrilling, unforgettable voyage of discovery and old-fashioned adventure.

"Courageous . . . Exciting and always immediate." -- The New York Times Book Review

From the Paperback edition.

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