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Author: James Rollins
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...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780060002497
ISBN-10: 0060002492
Publication Date: 7/1/2003
Pages: 528
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.

4 stars, based on 422 ratings
Publisher: Avon Books
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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radhika avatar reviewed Amazonia on + 13 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 7
Excellent Read, and a quick one! James Rollins takes us on another adventure, this time through the lush and dangerous jungles of the Amazon in search of a cure that could save mankind from a strange new plague. What they uncover is amazing, horrific, and spellbindingly wonderful to read. I definitely recommend this one. One of the better from 'his' bookshelf. :)
perryfran avatar reviewed Amazonia on + 1174 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 6
Another super James Rollins adventure story! I took this book with me on a business trip to Florida and read it on the plane and at the hotel. Hard to put down with non-stop action and very interesting premises about life itself and how man may have evolved. Some very wicked people were also in this adventure - Louis Favre and his Indian girl-friend "Tshui" (who got thrills out of torture and shrinking heads!) had to be some of the nastiest villians I have encountered in recent memory. Overall - a fun and exciting read.
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Helpful Score: 4
This is my first Rollins book. It is a gripping adventure tale that takes off fast from the beginning and builds up to ludacrous speed.
Featuring protaganists that you really like and villains so evil they care nothing that all human life is on the brink of extinction. Rollins weaves a Very Entertaining story. I really enjoyed it.
As soon as I finished it I listed it here and ordered another book by Rollins.
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Helpful Score: 3
Wow! Couldn't put it down. Was great from the start and finished with a big bang!
Philly avatar reviewed Amazonia on + 38 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 3
This book grabbed me from the first page. Could not put it down. Its a combination of adventure and science fiction takinig the reader into the utmost reaches of the Amazon jungle and the secrets to be discovered there. I sincerely hope the human race doesn't destroy this part of the world. It is ripe for the imaginations of writers such as Rollins and for science as well.
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This is an awesome adventure story!
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Anything by James Rollins is a thrill of a read -- this one is no different!
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Good read! Will keep your attention. Starts a little slow but sure picks up.
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Exciting and informative, loads of factual data about the Amazon as well as the deep adventure. Need a break in the action once in awhile, though. Love PBS because I can get all the action I want for FREE.
nccorthu avatar reviewed Amazonia on + 569 more book reviews
Good Original Book, though end is a bit trite and weak
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I just recently started reading James Rollins and I loved this book. It was nicely paced and the ending had me going Hmmmm. Great book for an afternoon... or 2 of reading.
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Holds your attention from beginning to end. Intriguing!!!
txbeck avatar reviewed Amazonia on + 64 more book reviews
Unabridged, 11 cassettes, 15.75 hours

The mystery of the Amazon Rain Forest is a chilling setting for edge-of-your-seat mystery and the very jungle itself seems to be developing intelligence to defend itself against outsiders. I loved this book, and George Guidall's reading is excellent.