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.
Fascinating read! Well written and full of detailed information blended with the feel of a historical novel.Published 20 days 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 23 days 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 3 months ago by T. Young
It's very strange how reviews talks about this amazing book. They mention a lot of subjects of the rain forest an all their nature, but the book is a narration of two journeys that... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Maria C. Latorre
If you love plants mixed with a bit of history and adventure then this is for you. Wade Davis writes extremely well. This book is a treasure and one of my favorites.Published 7 months ago by seasonedwood
I had the good fortune to read this book while on a plant spirit medicine retreat in the Peruvian Amazon and found it an enthralling blend of adventure, science and the sad history... Read morePublished 11 months ago by C. Battis
I read and enjoyed tremendously, although it was a bit long and boring by the time he gets all the way through that long Amazon river! Read morePublished 12 months ago by Mary Anne Murray