I ALWAYS recommend it to people who wish to understand more about neotropical rainforests.
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.
If you're fascinated by the wild and wooly relationship between man and magical plants, then this is the book for you! Read morePublished 1 day 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 27 days ago by missjessrose
Fascinating read! Well written and full of detailed information blended with the feel of a historical novel.Published 1 month 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 1 month 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 2 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 2 months ago by Herb Solomon
It took three months to read this book, NOT because it was difficult to read or boring. There was never doubt that I would finish the book. Read morePublished 4 months ago by T. Young