Tales of a Shaman's Apprentice (MP3 CD)

An Ethnobotanist Searches for New Medicines in the Amazon Rain Forest

By Mark J. Plotkin, Mark J. Plotkin (Read by)

Brilliance Audio, 9781423358640

Publication Date: September 1, 2008

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (8/1/1994)

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Tales of a Shaman's Apprentice has been called one of the greatest adventure stories ever told. As then-chief ethnobotanist for Conservation International, Mark Plotkin spent almost 15 years tracking the shamans of the northeast Amazon. Their knowledge of healing plants may hold the cure to some of today's most devastating diseases. This audiobook is the thrilling account of his apprenticeship to these powerful wise men, a gripping journey into a wild and wonderful world seldom glimpsed by outsiders.