Savages

Savages

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by Joe Kane
     
 

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Savages is a firsthand account, by turn hilarious, heartbreaking, and thrilling, of a small band of Amazonian warriors and their battle to preserve their way of life. Includes eight pages of photos.See more details below

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Savages is a firsthand account, by turn hilarious, heartbreaking, and thrilling, of a small band of Amazonian warriors and their battle to preserve their way of life. Includes eight pages of photos.

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Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
Firsthand account of the battle between oil companies and an indigenous Indian population for control of territory in the Amazon. (Aug.)
Booknews
An American journalist recounts the story of the struggle for autonomy by the Huaorani, a nation of 1,300 nomadic Amazonian Indians, whose oil-rich territory has been beseiged by hell-bent oil companies, missionaries, unscrupulous bureaucrats, and environmentalists, all claiming to represent the Huaorani's best interests. Eight pages of color photos. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780679740193
Publisher:
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date:
08/28/1996
Series:
Vintage Departures Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
304
Sales rank:
630,634
Product dimensions:
5.14(w) x 7.96(h) x 0.60(d)

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