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Author: James Dickey
Released for the first time in trade paperback,  this is the classic tale of four men caught in a  primitive and violent test of  manhood. — The setting is the Georgia wilderness, where the  states most remote white-water river awaits. In  the thundering froth of that river, in its  echo...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780385313872
ISBN-10: 038531387X
Publication Date: 9/10/1994
Pages: 288
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.

4 stars, based on 41 ratings
Publisher: Delta
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette
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Absolutely delivers! If you liked the movie, you will LOVE the book. Dickey keeps you riveted with his disturbing tale of a canoe trip gone bad.
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Wow! Wonderful writing, I was halfway through the book in an instant. This is the epitome of an outdoor adventure gone wrong. But, it is well written and a great read!
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Much better than the movie
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I read this book quite a few years ago and remember it vividly. The review that I quoted from the back cover is really correct!! The movie that was made from it is just about as frightening as the book.