Tales of a Shaman's Apprentice
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Tales of a Shaman's Apprentice

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by Mark J. Plotkin
     
 

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Tales of a Shaman's Apprentice has been called one of the greatest adventure stories ever told.
As then-chief ethnobotanist for Conservation International, Mark Plotkin spent almost 15 years tracking the shamans of the northeast Amazon. Their knowledge of healing plants may hold the cure to some of today's most devastating diseases. This audiobook is the

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Tales of a Shaman's Apprentice has been called one of the greatest adventure stories ever told.
As then-chief ethnobotanist for Conservation International, Mark Plotkin spent almost 15 years tracking the shamans of the northeast Amazon. Their knowledge of healing plants may hold the cure to some of today's most devastating diseases. This audiobook is the thrilling account of his apprenticeship to these powerful wise men, a gripping journey into a wild and wonderful world seldom glimpsed by outsiders.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781423358633
Publisher:
Brilliance Audio
Publication date:
09/01/2008
Edition description:
Abridged, 1 MP3-CD, 3 hrs.
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 7.40(h) x 0.60(d)

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Meet the Author

Mark J. Plotkin, Ph.D. is president of the Amazon Conservation Team and research associate at the Smithsonian Institution's Museum of Natural History. He earned his academic credits at the universities of Harvard, Yale, and Tufts. Trained as an ethnobotanist, he conducts much of his research in tropical America.

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