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The Sea and the Jungle
The Sea and the Jungle
Author: H. M. Tomlinson
Tomlinson traveled in a ship hauling cargo to the head of navigation on the Madeira River, cargo for construction of the Madeira-Mamore railway. At that time, the upper reaches of the Madeira were as wild and inaccessible as any place on earth, including Antarctica. It's said that a man died for every crosstie on the railroad, and that's probabl...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780809436637
ISBN-10: 0809436639
Publication Date: 1982
Pages: 302
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Publisher: Time-Life Books
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette
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"Being the narrative of the voyage of the tramp steamer Capella from Sansea to Para in the Brazils, and thence 2000 miles along the forests of the amazan and Maderia rivers to San Antonio Falls; afterwards returning to Barbados for orders, and going by way of Jamaica to Tampa in Florida, where she loaded for home. Done in the years 1909 and 1910


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