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Title:
The mighty Orinoco
Author:
Verne, Jules, 1828-1905.
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Uniform Title:
Superbe Orénoque. English
Edition:
[First English edition].
Publication Information:
Middletown, Conn. : Wesleyan University Press, [2002]

©2002
Physical Description:
xvii, 424 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
pt. 1. M. Miguel and his two colleagues -- Sergeant martial and and his nephew -- On board the Simón Bolívar -- First encounter -- The Maripare and the Gallinetta -- Island after island -- Buena vista to la urbana -- A cloud of dust on the horizon -- Three boats navigating together -- At the mouth of the Meta -- A halt in the village of Atures -- A few observations by Germain Paterne -- Respect for the Tapir -- The Chubasco -- San Fernando -- pt. 2. A few words about the past -- The first leg of the journey -- Two days in Danaco -- Final advice from Manuel Assomption -- Beef cows and electric eels -- Terrible fears -- The campsite near Maunoir Peak -- The young Indian -- Across the Sierra -- The Ford of Frascaès -- The mission of Santa Juana -- En route -- Two months at the mission -- Au revoir!
ISBN:
9780819565112

9780819565815

9780819565822
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