9780452298262

Walking the Amazon: 860 Days. One Step at a Time.

Stafford, Ed

ISBN 10: 0452298261 / 0-452-29826-1
ISBN 13: 9780452298262
Publisher: Plume
Publication Date: 2012
Binding: Softcover
About this title:
Synopsis:
From the star of Discovery Channel's Naked and Marooned comes a a riveting, adventurous account of one man’s history-making journey along the entire length of the Amazon—and through the most bio-diverse habitat on Earth.  Fans of Turn Right at Machu Piccu and readers of Jon Krakauer and Bill Bryson and will revel in Ed Stafford's extraordinary prose and lush descriptions. 

In April 2008, Ed Stafford set off to become the first man ever to walk the entire length of the Amazon. He started on the Pacific coast of Peru, crossed the Andes Mountain range to find the official source of the river. His journey lead on through parts of Colombia and right across Brazil; all while outwitting dangerous animals, machete wielding indigenous people as well as negotiating injuries, weather and his own fears and doubts. Yet, Stafford was undeterred. On his grueling 860-day, 4,000-plus mile journey, Stafford witnessed the devastation of deforestation firsthand, the pressure on tribes due to loss of habitats as well as nature in its true-raw form. Jaw-dropping from start to finish, Walking the Amazo n is the unforgettable and gripping story of an unprecedented adventure.

Walking the Amazon is also available as a Spanish edition entitled Caminado El Amazonas.

About the Author:
Ed Stafford is the current European Adventurer of the Year; he was also finalist for the National Geographic Adventurer of the Year in 2010, and he is a Guinness World Record holder for his feat (feet?!). Ed Started running worldwide expeditions after retiring from the British army as a captain in 2002. When not leading trips, he worked alongside the United Nations in Afghanistan assisting with the running of their first-ever presidential elections. Prior to this journey, Ed was in production with the BBC on its conversation series Lost Land of the Jaguar. In August 2010, he became the first man to walk the length of the Amazon River, accompanied by forestry worker Gadiel “Cho” Sanchez Rivera, for all but four months of the twenty-eight-month journey. Ed is planning future projects and he travels the world speaking about his adventures. To follow Ed, visit his website: edstafford.org.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.
 

Walking the Amazon: 860 Days. One Step at a Time.: Search Results

1.

Stafford, Ed
ISBN 10: 0452298261
ISBN 13: 9780452298262
Bookseller: GIANTBOOKSALE (BAYSHORE, NY, U.S.A.)
Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating
Quantity Available: 2

Book Description: Plume. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0452298261 SHIPS WITHIN 24 HOURS!! (SAME BUSINESS DAY) GREAT BOOK!!. Bookseller Inventory # Z0452298261ZN

Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 7.79
Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 3.49
Within U.S.A.
2.

Stafford, Ed
ISBN 10: 0452298261
ISBN 13: 9780452298262
Bookseller: INDOO (Avenel, NJ, U.S.A.)
Bookseller Rating: 4-star rating
Quantity Available: > 20

Book Description: Penguin Random House. Book Condition: New. Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 0452298261

Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 8.93
Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 3.50
Within U.S.A.
3.

Stafford, Ed
ISBN 10: 0452298261
ISBN 13: 9780452298262
Bookseller: Movie Mars (Indian Trail, NC, U.S.A.)
Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating
Quantity Available: 13

Book Description: Plume. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0452298261 Walking the Amazon. Bookseller Inventory # 16025035

Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 8.61
Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
4.

Stafford, Ed
ISBN 10: 0452298261
ISBN 13: 9780452298262
Bookseller: Paperbackshop-US (Secaucus, NJ, U.S.A.)
Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating
Quantity Available: 6

Book Description: PLUME, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # KB-9780452298262

Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 8.62
Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
5.

Stafford, Ed
ISBN 10: 0452298261
ISBN 13: 9780452298262
Bookseller: The Book Depository US (Slough, United Kingdom)
Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating
Quantity Available: 1

Book Description: Penguin Putnam Inc, India, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Reprint. 213 x 132 mm. Language: English Brand New Book. From the star of Discovery Channel s Naked and Marooned comes a a riveting, adventurous account of one man s history-making journey along the entire length of the Amazon--and through the most bio-diverse habitat on Earth. Fans of Turn Right at Machu Piccu and readers of Jon Krakauer and Bill Bryson and will revel in Ed Stafford s extraordinary prose and lush descriptions. In April 2008, Ed Stafford set off to become the first man ever to walk the entire length of the Amazon. He started on the Pacific coast of Peru, crossed the Andes Mountain range to find the official source of the river. His journey lead on through parts of Colombia and right across Brazil; all while outwitting dangerous animals, machete wielding indigenous people as well as negotiating injuries, weather and his own fears and doubts. Yet, Stafford was undeterred. On his grueling 860-day, 4,000-plus mile journey, Stafford witnessed the devastation of deforestation firsthand, the pressure on tribes due to loss of habitats as well as nature in its true-raw form. Jaw-dropping from start to finish, Walking the Amazo n is the unforgettable and gripping story of an unprecedented adventure. Walking the Amazon is also available as a Spanish edition entitled Caminado El Amazonas. Bookseller Inventory # ABZ9780452298262

Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 13.34
Convert Currency
Shipping: FREE From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
6.

Stafford, Ed
ISBN 10: 0452298261
ISBN 13: 9780452298262
Bookseller: Nataraj Books, Inc. (Springfield, VA, U.S.A.)
Bookseller Rating: 4-star rating
Quantity Available: > 20

Book Description: Plume. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0452298261 *BRAND NEW* Ships Same Day or Next! Ships From Springfield, VA USA!. Bookseller Inventory # SWATI21FI358685

Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 9.43
Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
7.

Stafford, Ed
ISBN 10: 0452298261
ISBN 13: 9780452298262
Bookseller: Book Deals (Lewiston, NY, U.S.A.)
Bookseller Rating: 4-star rating
Quantity Available: 1

Book Description: Plume, 2012. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: "[ Walking the Amazon ] stands elbow-to-elbow with adventure classics from Thesiger to Krakauer." -Mark Adams, author of Turn Right at Machu Picchu. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0452298261

Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 13.93
Convert Currency
Shipping: FREE Within U.S.A.
8.

Stafford, Ed
ISBN 10: 0452298261
ISBN 13: 9780452298262
Bookseller: BargainBookStores (Grand Rapids, MI, U.S.A.)
Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating
Quantity Available: 3

Book Description: Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # 5340854

Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 9.96
Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
9.

Stafford, Ed
ISBN 10: 0452298261
ISBN 13: 9780452298262
Bookseller: Murray Media (MIAMI SHORES, FL, U.S.A.)
Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating
Quantity Available: 8

Book Description: Plume. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # 0452298261

Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 12.52
Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
10.

Stafford, Ed
ISBN 10: 0452298261
ISBN 13: 9780452298262
Bookseller: Books Market (Hayward, CA, U.S.A.)
Bookseller Rating: 4-star rating
Quantity Available: 20

Book Description: Plume. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0452298261 Brand New in Mint condition. Guaranteed delivery in 2-4 days when you order with Expedited Shipping! No Expedited shipping to PO Boxes. Bookseller Inventory # 0452298261

Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 12.94
Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
View All Listings for this Book