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"The Last River" is the breathtaking account of a world-class kayak team's quest to make the first descent through the foam, fury, and unexplored mysteries of the treacherous Tsangpo Gorge in the remote heart of Tibet. This is the story of that ill-fated adventure and a riveting evocation of one of the planet's wildest and most alluring places.

About the Author

TODD BALF, a former senior editor for Outside magazine, writes for Men's Journal, Fast Company, and other publications. His cover story in Men's Journal on the Tsangpo and the Walker-McEwan expedition appeared in March 1999. He lives in Beverly, Massachusetts, with his wife and two children.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780609808016
Author:
Balf, Todd
Publisher:
Broadway Books
Location:
New York
Subject:
Rivers
Subject:
Description and travel
Subject:
Adventurers & Explorers
Subject:
Adventure
Subject:
Kayaking
Subject:
Rafting (sports)
Subject:
Rafting
Subject:
Brahmaputra River
Subject:
Himalaya Mountain Region
Subject:
Special Interest - Adventure
Subject:
Ecosystems & Habitats - Rivers
Subject:
Outdoors-Canoeing Kayaking and Rafting
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
01-6
Publication Date:
20010631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
1 BandW PHOTO,1 BandW ILLUSTRATION
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
8.01x5.24x.69 in. .54 lbs.

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