This book has opened my eyes to a culture that I never knew existed, one which I now love and am deeply fascinated by.
The author does well revealing the characters, exploring the very complex relationships that he developed with the Huaorani.
I found this book very readable and as I was reading it I started to feel like I knew the Huaoranis and feel their pain.
If you are going to see Ecuador, this is a book you want to read to get a full story of the what is going on in oil exploration and the native peoples whose environment is being... Read morePublished 3 months ago by George B
This book provides a window to this part of the world and highlights the politics behind the battle over the Amazon rainforest.Published 9 months ago by L. Gaynor
Had to read it for a class. Didn't like it too much cause they're were too many characters, places and companies to keep track of. Read morePublished 12 months ago by checkersperson
It shows that human behavior has not changed for the better since American Indians were decimated by settlement of North America. The same thing is happening in South America. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Mary Anne Murray
This was a good book. I didn't read it all yet but I needed it for class so I got it. It's a good buy and I think I'll keep for my collection.Published 18 months ago by Ad
A real eye-opener for what's happened in Ecuador - home for just about our planet's most diverse range of bird and plant species. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Robin
I have given this book what I would call a neutral rating.
I only added it to my last purchase to exceed the $20. Read more
An easy-to-digest accidental ethnography. The author does well revealing the characters, exploring the very complex relationships that he developed with the Huaorani.Published on April 1, 2011 by A. Clotfelter