Find Your Next Favorite Book
Our Money-Back Guarantee

The River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt's Darkest Journey


In a powerful new narrative history, former "National Geographic" writer and editor Millard traces the bold 1914 expedition to chart the Amazon's ... Show synopsis

Find your copy

Buy it from  $0.99
Buy new from  $5.04
Collectible from  $7.51

Change currency

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

Overall customer rating: 4.500

TR & Candice Millard At Their Best

by BobReviews on Oct 20, 2012

You have to ask yourself if Theodore Roosevelt had a death wish. On the trip down the ?River of Doubt? in the Amazon, (which was funded by the American Museum of Natural History), two members of the party died en route. (One was murdered, the other fell overboard, and the body was never recovered.) ... More


Shackleton of South America

by BlondeAmbition on Jan 21, 2010

If you enjoyed reading books about Earnest Shackleton's expedition to Antarctica, you will love this book. It draws you in from the first page and you feel as if you are along on the adventure. Not only do you get to know the adventurers themselves, you get a lesson in geography, botany and entomology ... More


Fabulous book

by josiesc on Jan 6, 2010

One of the most interesting, well-written books we've ever read. A fascinating picture of Teddy Roosevelt, creatures of the Amazon jungle, interpersonal relations in a hazardous environment and more. Wonderful read! More


Shackleton in the Amazon

by 7castles on Oct 15, 2009

The writing is a bit uneven - feels like a collection of articles and essays - but the story keeps you reading. Similar to Shackleton's expedition, some of their experiences were unimaginable. More


Fascinating tale

by fullback on Jul 19, 2007

It is not very often that one can say of a biography that it was "a real page turner", but Candice Millard's, "The River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt's Darkest Journey" may be aptly described in such a manner. Millard writes very well and keeps the story moving. I kept expecting the retelling of the ... More

Love it or hate it? Review it now

Discussions about The River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt's Darkest Journey

Start a new discussion
  1. What's on your mind? Review post guidelines

Join Today!

Share your ideas with other community members

Create account

Already a member?

Log in now

Get $300 in coupons and other goodies. Sign up for newsletter No, thank you.

You're signed up (and we you). Watch for our Welcome e-mail and your first coupon. Thanks!