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Title:
Into the heart of Borneo
Author:
O'Hanlon, Redmond, 1947-
Personal Author:
Edition:
First Vintage departures edition.
Physical Description:
191 pages ; 22 cm.
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780394755403
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

The story of a 1983 journey to the center of Borneo, which no expedition had attempted since 1926. O'Hanlon, accompanied by friend and poet James Fenton and three native guides brings wit and humor to a dangerous journey.


Author Notes

A fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and the Royal Society of Literature, Redmond O'Hanlon was the natural history editor of The Times Literary Supplement for fifteen years . He lives near Oxford, England, with his wife and their two children. "Among contemporary travel writers," according to the Washington Post , "he has the best nose for the globe's precious few remaining blank spots . . . Long may he trudge and paddle."