"A search for a wild people in a last wilderness on an expedition of a sort that is scarcely conceivable anymore. A true adventure, well-researched, well-written, exciting, and authentic -- a great pleasure to read."--Peter Matthiessen, author of National Book Award winners" Shadow Country" and "The Snow Leopard"
"Scott Wallace has brought us a story of jungle exploration written with such urgency and grace that after three days of reading his book non-stop, I feel as if I've just emerged from the forest myself. This is a riveting and brilliant book blessed with the pacing of a novel but carrying the great weight of world events. This is journalism at its very, very best."--Sebastian Junger, author of "War "and "The Perfect Storm"
"Scott Wallace has written an absolutely wonderful and gripping account of his journey into the Amazon. Along the way, he shines an important light on this fascinating land and its still unknown people."--David Grann, author of "The Lost City of Z
""The Unconquered" may be the most engrossing and profound recounting of an Amazon adventure since that long ago masterpiece, "Tristes Tropiques."""--"Francisco Goldman, author of "Say Her Name
"THE UNCONQUERED is not only a riveting story--crowded with vivid detail and heart-stopping moments--but a first-hand account of a rare and critically important expedition. Wallace and the men with whom he traveled risked their lives navigating the territory of the "flecheiros," one of the most isolated and dangerous tribes in the Amazon. The story Wallace returned with will keep you up at night."--Candice Millard, author of "The River of Doubt
"Exquisitely observed and beautifully told, THE UNCONQUERED ranks among the very best of modern adventure stories, even more so for the profound questions about man and nature that it explores."--Scott Anderson, author of "Triage" and "The Man Who Tried to Save the World
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