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The Mighty Orinoco
Jules Verne; Stanford Luce, trans.; Arthur B. Evans, ed.; Walter James Miller, intro.

Wesleyan University Press



Contents

Inrtoduction
• THE MIGHTY ORINOCO
• PART ONE
• M. Miguel and His Two Colleagues
• Sergeant Martial and His Nephew
• On Board the
Simon Bolivar
• First Encounter
• The
Maripare and the Gallinetta
• Island after Island
• Buena Vista at La Urbana
• A Cloud of Dust on the Horizon
• Three Boats Navigating Together
• At the Mouth of the Meta
• A Halt in the Village of Atures
• A Few Observations by Germain Paterne
• Respect for the Tapir
• The
Chubasco
San Fernando
• PART TWO
• A Few Words about the Past
• The First Leg of the Journey
• Two Days in Danaco
• FInal Advice from Manuel Assomption
• Beef Cows and Electric Eels
• Terrible Fears
• The Campsite near Maunoir Park
• The Young Indian
• Across the Sierra
• The Ford of Frascaes
• The Mission of Santa Juana
• En Route
• Two Months at the Mission
• Au Revoir!
• Notes
• Bibliography
• Jules Gabriel Verne: A Biography
• About the Contributors

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