Author John Gimlette's travelogue through Guyana, Suriname, and French Guiana is filled with adventure, from errant grenades to American cult suicides and tales of half-settled slave revolts.
They say you can't go home againto the strange, remote, threatened South American jungle where your larger-than-life, field-scientist dad discovered an extremely rare, weird-looking species called Lophostoma schulzi. They're probably right. But we did it anyway.
Canoeing the jungles of South America, where freedom is a family affair
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