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Buddy Levy

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Hemingway, Steinbeck, Carver, Stegner.

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Buddy Levy is the author of River of Darkness: Francisco Orellana's Legendary Voyage of Death and Discovery Down the Amazon (Bantam 2011); Conquistador: Hernan Cortes, King Montezuma, and the Last Stand of the Aztecs (Bantam Dell, 2008); American Legend: The Real-Life Adventures of David Crockett (Putnam, 2005, Berkley Books, 2006); and Echoes On Rimrock: In Pursuit of the Chukar Partridge (Pruett, 1998). As a freelance journalist he has covered adventure sports and lifestyle around the world, including several Eco-Challenges and other adventure expeditions in Argentina, Borneo, Europe, Greenland, Morocco, and the Philippines. His magazine articles and essays have appeared in Backpacker, Big Sky Journal, Couloir, Discover, High Desert Journ ...more

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Conquistador: Hernán Cortés...

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Well, I have to admit that I'm biased as I co-wrote the book! But that said, Erik's story is simply amazing. But perhaps as impressive are the many stories besides Erik's that are represented in the book--people who really show you what it means to l ...more
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“...fortune always favors the bold.”
Buddy Levy, Conquistador: Hernán Cortés, King Montezuma, and the Last Stand of the Aztecs

“It would be better not to know how to write. Then one would not have to sign death sentences.”16”
Buddy Levy, Conquistador: Hernan Cortes, King Montezuma, and the Last Stand of the Aztecs

“In places the Amazon sprawls a remarkable fifty miles wide; it can vary in depth with floodwaters or tides by as much as fifty feet; and, near its terminus at the Atlantic, it contains an island the size of Switzerland.”
Buddy Levy, River of Darkness

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