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Joe Kane is an American author of two books and is also a journalist who writes for numerous publications such as The New Yorker, National Geographic, and Esquire.

Kane is best known for his book Running the Amazon (1989), a firsthand account of the only expedition ever to travel the entire 4,200-mile Amazon River from its source in Peru to the Atlantic Ocean, which took place between August 1985 and February 1986. The book is widely considered a classic of adventure literature.

In 1991, Kane traveled to Ecuador to learn about the Huaorani Indians and their struggles with international oil companies who were exploiting the Amazon with poor environmental practices such as setting off explosive charges, building new roads and oil rigs, and causing oil spills. Based on his experiences there he wrote Savages (1995).

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Total Books: 26
Running the Amazon
2018 - Running the Amazon [Chinese Edition] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9787559810755
ISBN-10: 7559810756

Found Footage How the AstroZombies Saved My Life and Other Tales of Movie Madness
Night of the Living Dead Behind the Scenes of the Most Terrifying Zombie Movie Ever
The Phantom of the Movies' VIDEOSCOPE  The Ultimate Guide to the Latest Greatest and Weirdest Genre Videos
El Descenso del Amazonas
1999 - El Descenso Del Amazonas (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788440687166
ISBN-10: 8440687168
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Catálogo de libros en español, Substores

1998 - Savages (Audio Cassette)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780736643030
ISBN-10: 0736643036

Running the Amazon
1990 - Running the Amazon [Vintage Departures] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780679729020
ISBN-10: 067972902X
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Travel
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.

1989 - The Phantom's Ultimate VIdeo Guide (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780440502128
ISBN-10: 0440502128
Genres: Reference, Humor & Entertainment

Running The Amazon
1989 - Running the Amazon (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780394553313
ISBN-10: 0394553314
Genre: Travel
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.

Baseball's Dream Team
1982 - Baseball's Dream Team (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780448169224
ISBN-10: 0448169223
Genre: Sports & Outdoors

The Boy Who Nearly Won the Texaco Art Competition
The Boy Who Nearly Won the Texaco Art Competition [New Island New Poetry] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781905494576
ISBN-10: 1905494572

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