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The third bank of the river : power and survival in the twenty-first-century Amazon / Chris Feliciano Arnold.

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Summary:

A veteran journalist evaluates the state of the war over the Amazon, tracing the efforts of environmental activists, locals, and indigenous tribes to save the jungle from the dangers of loggers, drug lords, and corrupt politicians.
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Columbia Gorge Community College Library 306.0981 ARNOL 2018 (Text) 23892000943996 Main Collection Book None 06/21/2018 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781250098948
  • ISBN: 1250098947
  • Physical Description: x, 338 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Picador, 2018.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 327-338).
Formatted Contents Note:
Part I: A finite world -- Fan fest -- Isolation -- A way back from oblivion -- Site X -- The real jungle -- The Brazil reader -- Wolves among sheep -- The Devil's Paradise -- Quarantine -- Part II: How monsters are born -- Biti's gang -- Maximum power -- The bloody weekend -- a sense of security -- Tr©·s fronteiras -- Operation Wolfpack -- Ghost riders -- Part III: The Amazon clock -- A land without men -- City of vultures -- Soul counts -- Guardians -- Last dance -- The torch and the jaguar.
Summary, etc.:
A veteran journalist evaluates the state of the war over the Amazon, tracing the efforts of environmental activists, locals, and indigenous tribes to save the jungle from the dangers of loggers, drug lords, and corrupt politicians.
Subject: Arnold, Chris Feliciano, 1981- > Travel > Amazon River Region.
Amazon River Region > Social conditions.
Amazon River Region > Environmental conditions.
Indians of South America > Amazon River Region > Social conditions.
Violence > Amazon River Region.
Corruption > Amazon River Region.
Logging > Amazon River Region.
Drug traffic > Amazon River Region.
Genre: Travel writing.
Travel writing.

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