The Resource Death on the river of doubt : Theodore Roosevelt's Amazon adventure, Samantha Seiple

Death on the river of doubt : Theodore Roosevelt's Amazon adventure, Samantha Seiple

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Death on the river of doubt : Theodore Roosevelt's Amazon adventure
Title
Death on the river of doubt
Title remainder
Theodore Roosevelt's Amazon adventure
Statement of responsibility
Samantha Seiple
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Language
eng
Summary
"I did have a murderous trip down South, but it was mighty interesting." In October 1913, Theodore Roosevelt arrived in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on a tour of South America. The thrill-seeking adventurer had no idea that he would soon receive an offer he couldn't refuse: the chance to lead an expedition deep into the Amazon jungle to chart an unmapped river with his son Kermit and renowned Brazilian explorer Candido Mariano da Silva Rondon. Death on the River of Doubt takes readers inside the thrilling journey that unfolds as Roosevelt, Rondon, Kermit, and their companions navigate an unpredictable river through an unforgiving jungle. With new threats at every turn, from bloodthirsty piranhas and raging rapids to starvation, disease, and a traitor in their own ranks, it seems that not everyone will make it out alive. Through it all, the indomitable Teddy Roosevelt remained determined to complete their mission and rewrite the map of the world. Or die trying
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
918.1/1044
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
F2546
LC item number
.S47 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
pre adolescent
Death on the river of doubt : Theodore Roosevelt's Amazon adventure, Samantha Seiple
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Death on the river of doubt : Theodore Roosevelt's Amazon adventure, Samantha Seiple
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 202-206) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Knocking on Death's Door -- The Naturalist -- A Force of Nature -- The Offer -- A Bad Beginning -- Survival of the Fittest -- Into the Unknown -- The Roar -- Welcome to the Jungle -- Misfortune -- Risking It -- The Arrow -- No Doubt -- True Colors -- A Death Sentence -- Dire Straits -- Do or Die -- Criminal -- A Turn for the Worse -- Left for Dead -- The Hunt -- Signs of Life
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ocn950745417
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22 cm
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Edition
First edition.
Extent
214 pages
Isbn
9780545709163
Lccn
2016047175
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps

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