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Amazonia by James Rollins

Amazonia (original 2002; edition 2003)

by James Rollins

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Authors:James Rollins
Info:Harper (2003), Mass Market Paperback, 544 pages
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Tags:Fiction, Science Fiction, Adventure

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Amazonia by James Rollins (2002)

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This was hard to put down. However the ending was a bit too predictable. Still, it was good entertainment and also had some "thinking points". I would read other novels by this author. ( )
  becka11y2 | Jan 19, 2016 |
Ammetto che lo stile cinematografico di Rollins a me piace... Riesce a descrivere le scene d'azione davvero bene. Anche di questo libro ci vorrebbe un film, e farebbe un successone al botteghino! ( )
  Iacopo.Venni | Nov 14, 2014 |
A thrilling adventure, and the perfect beach read! A scientific expedition disappears in the Amazon and several years later, one of the expedition members emerges from the rainforest alive—he went in with one arm missing and came out with both in tact.
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  KristinaGiovanni | Apr 4, 2014 |
Exciting! Somewhat unbelievable but a real adventure story with all the characteristics of a trek through the dark, shadowy rain forest of the Amazon. I don't usually read these types of stories but this was exciting and quite enjoyable for an enthralling read! ( )
  kmmt48 | Jan 16, 2014 |
Definitely one of Rollings' most exciting books that I have read. Kept me on the edge of my seat until I finished it! ( )
  GTTexas | Jan 16, 2014 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0060002492, Mass Market Paperback)

The Rand scientific expedition entered the lush wilderness of the Amazon and never returned. Years later, one of its members has stumbled out of the world's most inhospitable rainforest--a former Special Forces soldier, scarred, mutilated, terrified, and mere hours from death, who went in with one arm missing . . . and came out with both intact.

Unable to comprehend this inexplicable event, the government sends Nathan Rand into this impenetrable secret world of undreamed-of perils, to follow the trail of his vanished father . . . toward mysteries that must be solved at any cost. But the nightmare that is awaiting Nate and his team of scientists and seasoned U.S. Rangers dwarfs any danger they anticipated . . . an ancient, unspoken terror--a power beyond human imagining--that can forever alter the world beyond the dark, lethal confines of . . .

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A former special forces soldier who was part of a missing expedition to the Amazon returns with only hours to live, inexplicably possessing two arms where he only had one. Nnathan Rand leads a new team to discover the truth, finding an ancient power beyond human imagining.… (more)

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