The Unconquered

The Unconquered

In Search of the Amazon's Last Uncontacted Tribes

Book - 2012
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"THE UNCONQUERED TELLS THE EXTRAORDINARY TRUE STORY OF A JOURNEY INTO THE DEEPEST RECESSES OF THE AMAZON TO TRACK ONE OF THE PLANET'S LAST UNCONTACTED IN DIGENOUS TRIBES. ven today there remain tribes in the far reaches of the Amazon rainforest that have avoided contact with modern civilization. Deliberately hiding from the outside world, they are the unconquered, the last survivors of an ancient culture that predates the arrival of Columbus in the New World. In this gripping first-person account of adventure and survival, author Scott Wallace chronicles an expedition into the Amazon's uncharted depths, discovering the rainforest's secrets while moving ever closer to a possible encounter with one such tribe the mysterious flecheiros, or People of the Arrow, seldom-glimpsed warriors known to repulse all intruders with showers of deadly arrows. On assignment for National Geographic, Wallace joins Brazilian explorer Sydney Possuelo at the head of a thirty-four-man team that ventures deep into the unknown in search of the tribe. Possuelo's mission is to protect the Arrow People. But the information he needs to do so can only be gleaned by entering a world of permane
Publisher: New York : Broadway Paperbacks ; Publishers Group UK, 2012
Edition: First paperback edition
Copyright Date: ©2011
ISBN: 9780307462978
0307462978
9780307462985
Branch Call Number: 981.1 Wa
Description: xiv, 494 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations, map ; 24 cm

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