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The Wayfinders

Pub Date : 2009 | Author : Wade Davis | Publisher : House of Anansi

ISBN 10 : 9780887847660
ISBN 13 : 0887847668

Many of us are alarmed by the accelerating rates of extinction of plants and animals. But how many of us know that human cultures are going extinct at an even more shocking rate? W..


One River

Pub Date : 2010-05-11 | Author : Wade Davis | Publisher : Simon and Schuster

ISBN 10 : 9781439126837
ISBN 13 : 1439126836

The story of two generations of scientific explorers in South America—Richard Evans Schultes and his protégé Wade Davis—an epic tale of adventure and a compelling work of nat..


Into The Silence

Pub Date : 2011-10-18 | Author : Wade Davis | Publisher : Vintage

ISBN 10 : 9780307700568
ISBN 13 : 0307700569

The definitive story of the British adventurers who survived the trenches of World War I and went on to risk their lives climbing Mount Everest. On June 6, 1924, two men set out fr..


Light At The Edge Of The World

Pub Date : 2009-12-01 | Author : Wade Davis | Publisher : D & M Publishers

ISBN 10 : 1926706897
ISBN 13 : 9781926706894

For more than 30 years, renowned anthropologist Wade Davis has traveled the globe, studying the mysteries of sacred plants and celebrating the world’s traditional cultures. His p..


Shadows In The Sun

Pub Date : 1998-09-01 | Author : Wade Davis | Publisher : Island Press

ISBN 10 : 1559633549
ISBN 13 : 9781559633543

Set in locales from the wilds of British Columbia to the jungles of the Amazon to the frigid Arctic regions, essays and stories examine the variations of native cultures and the in..


The Serpent And The Rainbow

Pub Date : 2010-10-05 | Author : Wade Davis | Publisher : Simon and Schuster

ISBN 10 : 9781451628364
ISBN 13 : 1451628366

A scientific investigation and personal adventure story about zombis and the voudoun culture of Haiti by a Harvard scientist. In April 1982, ethnobotanist Wade Davis arrived in Hai..


Passage Of Darkness

Pub Date : 2000-11-09 | Author : Wade Davis | Publisher : Univ of North Carolina Press

ISBN 10 : 9780807887585
ISBN 13 : 0807887587

In 1982, Harvard-trained ethnobotanist Wade Davis traveled into the Haitian countryside to research reports of zombies--the infamous living dead of Haitian folklore. A report by a ..