Sch-Rivergods: Exp Wrld

JR. David Bangs, Author, Richard Bangs, Author Random House (NY) $37.5 (0p) ISBN 978-0-87156-845-8
The lure of river-rafting has taken Bangs and Kallen across hundreds of miles of waterways. Here they describe their breathtaking explorations of such rivers as the Omo in Ethiopia, the Zambezi (Zambia), the Coruh (Turkey), the Indus (Pakistan), the Apurimac (Peru), the Colorado (Arizona) and the Tatshenshini (Alaska/Yukon). They relate adventuresfellow travelers lost in the rapids, a crocodile that tried to make a meal of their inflatable raftand memorable events and sightsnatives befriended along the way, the beauty of the mountains towering above them and fleeting glimpses of birds among the dense foliage. Bangs amd Kallen narrate myths and legends and discuss the cultures that have evolved around these rivers. Photos. 30,000 ad/promo; first serial to Islands Magazine; Macmillan Natural Science Book Club main selection. October
Reviewed on: 09/01/1985
Release date: 09/01/1985
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