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The Serpent and the Rainbow


Reissued to coincide with the release of "One River"--a chronicle of Davis' exploration of the Amazon rain forest--"The Serpent and the Rainbow" ... Show synopsis

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Overall customer rating: 4.500

Zombies: More to be Pitied Than Censored

by LOUIS L on Dec 19, 2013

This is the story of an American anthropologist who receives a rare entry into Haitian folk medicine of African origin. He meets a zombie and learns how he came to be a zombie. He quarreled with his brother who had him poisoned. He appeared to die and was buried. He was dug up and revived and sold ... More


Incredible story, reads like a novel

by Mycophiliac on Jul 21, 2010

Wade is a renowned adventurer and writer with a serious academic background in ethnobotany. His biography of Richard Evans Schultes - One river - is deservedly considered a classic. I am less impressed by this story as it has elements that seem like a fantasy novel and yet it is presented as historical ... More

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