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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

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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
Title variation
River of darkness
Title variation remainder
Francisco Orellanas legendary voyage of death and discovery down the Amazon
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Chronicles the efforts of conquistador Francisco Orellana, a lieutenant of Gonzalo Pizarro, to locate the fabled El Dorado, tracing how Orellana became the first European to discover and navigate the Amazon
Biography type
individual biography
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385482
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1960-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Levy, Buddy
Dewey number
  • 981/.01
  • B
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
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Orellana, Francisco de
  • Amazon River Region
  • Amazon River
Target audience
adult
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Francisco Orellana's legendary voyage of death and discovery down the Amazon
Label
River of darkness : Francisco Orellana's legendary voyage of death and discovery down the Amazon, Buddy Levy
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 293-303) 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
Control code
2010041849
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvii, 324 p., [8] p. of plates ;
Isbn
9780553807509
Lccn
2010041849
Other physical details
ill., maps
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. 293-303) 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
Control code
2010041849
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvii, 324 p., [8] p. of plates ;
Isbn
9780553807509
Lccn
2010041849
Other physical details
ill., maps

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