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The Resource River of darkness : Francisco Orellana's legendary voyage of death and discovery down the Amazon, Buddy Levy

River of darkness : Francisco Orellana's legendary voyage of death and discovery down the Amazon, Buddy Levy

Label
River of darkness : Francisco Orellana's legendary voyage of death and discovery down the Amazon
Title
River of darkness
Title remainder
Francisco Orellana's legendary voyage of death and discovery down the Amazon
Statement of responsibility
Buddy Levy
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
From the acclaimed author of "Conquistador" comes this thrilling account of one of history's greatest adventures of discovery--the true story of a legendary sixteenth-century explorer and his death-defying navigation of the Amazon
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
981/.01
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E125.O6
LC item number
L48 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
River of darkness : Francisco Orellana's legendary voyage of death and discovery down the Amazon, Buddy Levy
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [253]-303) and index
Contents
A confluence of conquistadors -- Birth of the golden dream -- Into the Andes -- El Barco and the San Pedro -- The split -- The plight of Gonzalo Pizarro -- St. Eulalia's confluence : the Amazon -- The Victoria -- River of darkness, brothers of doom -- The assassination of Francisco Pizarro -- On the Maranon to the realm of Machiparo -- Among the Omagua -- Big Blackwater River -- Encountering the Amazons -- The Trumpeter's tale -- Tides of change and a sweetwater sea -- The homeward reach -- The last stand of the last Pizarro -- The expedition to New Andalusia : return to the Amazon
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvii, 324 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780553908107
Isbn Type
(e-book)
Lccn
2010041849
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn635461055
  • (OCoLC)635461055
Label
River of darkness : Francisco Orellana's legendary voyage of death and discovery down the Amazon, Buddy Levy
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [253]-303) and index
Contents
A confluence of conquistadors -- Birth of the golden dream -- Into the Andes -- El Barco and the San Pedro -- The split -- The plight of Gonzalo Pizarro -- St. Eulalia's confluence : the Amazon -- The Victoria -- River of darkness, brothers of doom -- The assassination of Francisco Pizarro -- On the Maranon to the realm of Machiparo -- Among the Omagua -- Big Blackwater River -- Encountering the Amazons -- The Trumpeter's tale -- Tides of change and a sweetwater sea -- The homeward reach -- The last stand of the last Pizarro -- The expedition to New Andalusia : return to the Amazon
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvii, 324 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780553908107
Isbn Type
(e-book)
Lccn
2010041849
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn635461055
  • (OCoLC)635461055

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