The man who swam the Amazon 3,274 miles on the world"s deadliest river by Matthew Mohlke

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Published by Lyons Press in Guilford, CT .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Strel, Martin.,
  • Long distance swimming -- Amazon River.,
  • Amazon River -- Description and travel.

Edition Notes

Book details

Statementby Matthew Mohlke and Martin Strel.
ContributionsStrel, Martin.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGV838.53.L65 M64 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 213 p. :
Number of Pages213
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21039319M
ISBN 109781599213583
LC Control Number2007033851
OCLC/WorldCa166273719

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On Sunday, April 8, 7, year old Martin Strel completed the first-ever swim of the 3,mile-long Amazon River. The Fish Man, as he was called by locals, almost died in the process several times; he encountered deadly piranha, crocodiles, anaconda, river sharks, blistering, relentless sun, dangerous currents, river pirates and drug runners, and the insidious candiru/5(28).

The book, The Man Who Swam The Amazon, is a narration of Martin's journey from the headwaters of the Amazon in Peru to its gaping mouth miles later at the Atlantic Ocean in Brazil. The narrator is Matthew Mohlke, himself a world class long-distance paddler, who joins Strel's support team for the 3rd time (the 2 others being his swim of the /5.

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