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With stories ranging from delightful to funny to cautionary and inspiring, these tales about Brazil explore the many facets of the country--from the biggest freshwater fish and the rivers they live in to the world's largest jungle. Illustrations & maps.
True stories from both new and well-known authors that will help make the Brazilian experience unforgettable and transforming.
Brazil is a land of superlatives. It has the biggest freshwater fish and the rivers to go with them, the world's largest jungle, and the greatest number of species. Travelers' Tales Brazil explores these aspects and much more, from Carnaval to the shamanic spiritual traditions, as well-known writers chronicle a land where commingling of cultures and#151; indigenous tribes, West Africans, Portuguese colonists and#151; has created a people who fearlessly embrace life.