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Buddy Levy's Books

River of Darkness
Feb.22.2011
Product DescriptionFrom the acclaimed author of Conquistador comes this thrilling account of one of history’s greatest adventures of discovery. With cinematic immediacy and meticulous attention to historical detail, here is the true story of a legendary sixteenth-century explorer and his death-defying navigation of the Amazon—river of darkness, pathway to gold. In 1541, the brutal...
Conquistador
Jun.24.2008
In an astonishing work of scholarship that reads like an adventure thriller, writer and Buddy Levy records the last days of the Aztec empire and the two men at the center of an epic clash of cultures. CONQUISTADOR “I and my companions suffer from a disease of the heart which can be cured only with gold.” –Hernan Cortes It was a moment unique in human history, the face-to-face...
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Dec.29.2005
The new biography of one of the most enduring symbols of the Old West: frontiersman David Crockett
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Jun.20.1998
A natural history and personal rumination on the chukar partridge, among the worthiest of all game birds.