Sam's Reviews > The River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt's Darkest Journey

The River of Doubt by Candice Millard
Rate this book
Clear rating

by
5470914
's review
Aug 27, 12

Read from June 18 to August 16, 2012

Teddy Roosevelt's final and possibly most epic journey through the Amazon is captured very well by Millard. Current Presidents or former US presidents don't come like this man. TR, his son Kermit, Rondon (a native seasoned South American bush man) head out to the river of doubt.

The book transitions well from painting a picture of the Amazon forest to Roosevelt and his teams adventure. I particularly liked learning about the various species from piranha and even parasites at a microscopic level.


(view spoiler)
likeflag

Sign into Goodreads to see if any of your friends have read The River of Doubt.
sign in »

No comments have been added yet.