Tag Archives: Expedition

The River Of Doubt by Candice Millard

During the early 20th century, Brazil was still vastly uncharted one of the few areas of the world where men could achieve greatness through exploration.  This fact and the naturalist bounty of thousands of new species of plant and animal … Continue reading

Posted in Non-Fiction | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Lost World Of Patagonia by Dane Hatchell

I’ll say from the outset:  I didn’t have high expectations of this novel, but it managed to surprise me with a high level of entertainment.  It’s subtitled A Dinosaur Thriller, and the plot is simple.  Rare and valuable red diamonds are … Continue reading

Posted in Fiction, thriller | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Unconquered by Scott Wallace

Subtitled In Search of the Amazon’s Last Uncontacted Tribes, this memoir details the author’s experiences spending three months in the Amazon in search of the People of the Arrow, an elusive indigenous tribe known for using bow and arrow to hunt … Continue reading

Posted in Memoir, Non-Fiction | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Undaunted Courage by Stephen Ambrose

Even if you think you know about the Lewis and Clark expedition, trust me, if you haven’t read Undaunted Courage, you probably know very little.  My idea about the expedition was so narrow before reading this book.  There is so … Continue reading

Posted in Fiction, Non-Fiction | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment