SCOTT WALLACE

Credit: Bill Gentile

 

 

Scott Wallace 

Thursday, November 10, 7:00 p.m.

The Unconquered: In Search of the Amazon's Last Uncontacted Tribe 

 

 

Even today there remain tribes in the far reaches of the Amazon rainforest that have avoided contact with modern civilization. Deliberately hiding from the outside world, they are the last survivors of an ancient culture that predates the arrival of Columbus in the New World.  In this gripping first-person account of adventure and survival, author Scott Wallace, on assignment for National Geographic, chronicles an expedition into the Amazon’s uncharted depths, discovering the rainforest’s secrets while moving ever closer to a possible encounter with one such tribe—the mysterious flecheiros, or “People of the Arrow,” seldom-glimpsed warriors known to repulse all intruders with showers of deadly arrows.

Wallace is a journalist whose assignments have taken him from the Himalayas and the streets of Baghdad to the Alaskan Arctic and the Amazon. A former correspondent for the Guardian and Newsweek, he has written for National Geographic, National Geographic Adventure, and Harper’s. His photography has appeared in Smithsonian, Outside, and Sports Afield. His television credits include CBS, CNN, and National Geographic Channel.

 


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Event date: 
Thursday, November 10, 2011 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
1010 El Camino Real
94025-4349 Menlo Park
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