We must understand the importance of the rainforest.
It will take you as close as you can ever be to lost cultures and lost ecosystems along with cultures and ecosystems that are very much endangered.
Davis' own, modern, story enhances that of his mentor Schultes, carrying the research and adventure forward.
Surprisingly interesting account of one ethnobotanists travels through indigenous America cataloging medicinal and psychoactive plants. Read morePublished 27 days ago by Harris A. Haase
If you're fascinated by the wild and wooly relationship between man and magical plants, then this is the book for you! Read morePublished 2 months ago by cunningplatypus
This should be required reading for all humans. We must understand the importance of the rainforest. Davis weaves a beautiful, historic story of adventure, history and ethnobotany.Published 3 months ago by missjessrose
Fascinating read! Well written and full of detailed information blended with the feel of a historical novel.Published 3 months ago by Timothy Wittman
This is almost the practice book for Into The Silence. Both books are fascinating, endlessly full of the most diverse detail, but One River is seriously scattered, whereas Into The... Read morePublished 4 months ago by VG
I really enjoyed this book since page 1! incredibly written, it shows all about the first etnobothanical expeditions to the Amazon.Published 4 months ago by krista
One River is absolutely one of the best books I've ever read. I found it totally fascinating on many different levels--historical, anthropological, ethno-botanical,... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Herb Solomon