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Paperback, General Books, 2010, ISBN13 9781770454583, ISBN10 1770454586
Excerpt: ...we tried the virtues of authority. We presented the president's order, which commanded all civil and military powers on the Napo to aid, and not to hinder, the expedition; then we put into his hand an official letter from the alcalde of Napo (to whom Pablo was subordinate), which, with a flourish of dignified Spanish, threatened Santa Rosa with the doom of Sodom and Gomorrah if any impediment was placed in our way. To all this Edwards, who had kindly accompanied us down the river thus far, added, with frightful gestures, that he purposed to report him to the Quito government. After this bombardment Sandoval was another man, and the two canoes and four Indians we wanted were forthcoming. We had to wait, however, two days for the Indians to prepare their chicha for the journey and to cover the canoes with palm awnings. The price of a canoe for the Mara
|Number of Pages:||194|
|Number in Series:||1|
|Publication Date:||October, 2012|
|Assembled Product Dimensions (L x W x H):||7.44 x 0.41 x 9.69 Inches|
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