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Kidnapped In The Amazon Jungle

Author : Frank Bruce Lamb
ISBN : 1556431732
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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This is a spirited retelling of the true story of Manuel Cordova-Rios, who as a young man was abducted by a tribe of Indians while on a rubber-cutting expedition in the Amazon jungle in 1907. This first-person account relates Cordova-Rios' terrifying capture, his encounters with Shumu, the tribal chief, and his life among the Huni Kui, an isolated tribe possessing sophisticated knowledge of the curative powers of jungle plants and the habits and natures of the many animals that lived with them in the lush tropical jungle. Under Shumu's tutelage, Cordova-Rios underwent a shamanic initiation, participating in dreaming sessions induced by the psychotropic plant ayahuasca. In these group trances, the young Peruvian man received from the chief and other members of the Huni Kui their astounding store of knowledge and tribal lore of the jungle environment. Cordova succeeded him as the tribe's chief on Shumu's death. After living among the Huni Kui for several years, Cordova-Rios eventually returned to his life in the outside world.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Weekly World News

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Rooted in the creative success of over 30 years of supermarket tabloid publishing, the Weekly World News has been the world's only reliable news source since 1979. The online hub is a leading entertainment news site.

Amazon Heat

Author : Melinda Leigh
ISBN : 9781426893025
Genre : Fiction
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2 years ago... Driven by grief to find a cure for cancer, Elizabeth DeMarco left Logan Spencer to accept a position on a research expedition to the Amazon rainforest. Kidnapped by guerrillas, she was saved by a secret all-female civilization, the last of the ancient Amazons. But Elizabeth discovers she's traded one form of captivity for another. Today... Logan never stopped searching for Elizabeth. While consulting in the remote Brazilian interior near where she was kidnapped, Logan suffers what should be a fatal fall. Near death, he's collected by the Amazons and magically healed. Elizabeth is the first person he sees as he wakes. But there's no time for a joyful reunion. The Amazons' mystical medicine is rapidly changing Logan. They want his DNA and plan to take it—and then kill him. Logan and Elizabeth must escape before dawn or Logan—and their second chance at happiness—is doomed. 20,000 words
Category: Fiction

Phantom Warriors The Beginning And Mission One

Author : Charles Welch
ISBN : 9781463436216
Genre : Fiction
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Special Forces Captain "Brett Stone" had begun out processing from the United States Army when he buys a Washington State Lottery ticket and wins fifty-nine million dollars. Captain Stone calls his old Commander at Fort Bragg to tell him the good news and his former Commander offers him a challenge he just can't refuse: A meritorious promotion to "Major" if he stays in the Army and to lead an elite group of soldiers to perform secret assasssinations/sniper duties and resuce missions. Although he's a millionaire, he can't pass up the challenge. He along with the Colonel and his Executive Officer; Lieutenant Sarah Carter select their elite team which consist of three "Special Forces" men; three "Ranger" men; three "Delta" men and two "Linquist Specialsit" women. The team gets their first assignment which takes them to the Amazon Jungle. Their primary mission is to resuce two American women who were kidnap and their secondarily mission is to eliminate the Notorious Colombian Drug Lord "Daniel Quinn" who was responsible for the kidnapping. From the moment the team jumps from the plane into the jungle, everything starts going wrong. Part of the team literally lands on Quinn's property and are captured. Some team members are beaten, some shot and even one is buried alive. The team faces danger not only from Quinn and his men, but also from then jungle itself. They are attacked by wild baboons, jaguars and cobra snakes. They also have to fight off Quinn's German Sheppards, his pet alligator, kill alot of bad guys and avoid a plane crash. This is the first book of an ongoing series of the "Phantom Warriors." It's an exciting page turner and filled with action which you will have a hard time putting down.
Category: Fiction

The Amazon

Author : Roger Harris
ISBN : 1841621730
Genre : Travel
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This new edition has been completely revised with updated information on hotels, lodges and tour operators. It contains a detailed and illustrated natural history section on native species and habitats. The Amazon is an ideal location for eco-travellers, naturalists, sports enthusiasts and explorers. Travellers are given sound advice on responsible travel and planning their own expedition.
Category: Travel

The Valley Of The Ancients

Author : David Alric
ISBN : 9780571297139
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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In a London suburb two families guarding an extraordinary secret plan an epic journey to a lost crater in the Amazon jungle. Their mission: to discover whether dinosaurs still exist on earth. Thousands of miles away, in a Brazilian high-security prison, a gang of ruthless criminals hatch plans of escape and murder. In a nearby university laboratory a brilliant but evil professor becomes obsessed by one of the most incredible inventions in human history. Soon, all their destinies become inextricably linked in a violent and mortal struggle. The outcome will affect the lives of countless people, all over the world. A spell-binding, colourful and exciting adventure packed with interesting facts, fearsome creatures and beautiful illustrations.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Scoping The Amazon

Author : Stephen Nugent
ISBN : 9781598741773
Genre : History
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Savage cannibal or utopian proto-environmentalist? Nugent examines both popular images of Amazon peoples in film and general books as well as changing anthropological views of the rainforest and its people.
Category: History

Video Hounds Golden Movie Retrievee

Author : Gale Group
ISBN : 1578591201
Genre : Performing Arts
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Containing the most extensive listing of movies available on video and a multitude of cross-referencing within its 10 primary indexes, this new edition includes 1,000 new movies (23,000 in all), expanded indexing, a fresh new introduction and more of the beloved categories.
Category: Performing Arts

The Brazilian Amazon Rainforest

Author : Luiz C. Barbosa
ISBN : 0761815228
Genre : Business & Economics
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Barbosa (sociology, San Francisco State University) provides a global, world-systemic analysis of the problem of deforestation of the Brazilian Amazon rainforest. He shows how changes in global ecopolitics demanding sustainable development, coupled with the onset of democracy in Brazil, substantially altered the battle over the future of Amazonia. He describes deforestation in the region in the context of an expanding frontier of global capitalism, and compares Amazon experiences with those of Costa Rica, Malaysia, and Indonesia.
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Amazon Diary

Author : Hudson Talbott
ISBN : 9781936503940
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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The handwritten diary of a twelve-year-old boy offers readers a perspective on the Yanomami tribe that takes him in when his plane crashes, a story that follows such adventures as Alex's participation in the rescue of a kidnapped girl. Engaging and exciting narration by Fred Berman (The Lion King on Broadway).
Category: Juvenile Fiction