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9780062802828 - Carl Hoffman: The Last Wild Men of Borneo: A True Story of Death and Treasure , Hörbuch, Digital, 1, 558min - Book
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The Last Wild Men of Borneo: A True Story of Death and Treasure , Hörbuch, Digital, 1, 558min (2000) (?)

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Two modern adventurers sought a treasure possessed by the legendary "Wild Men of Borneo". One found riches. The other vanished forever into an endless jungle.... Two modern adventurers sought a treasure possessed by the legendary "Wild Men of Borneo". One found riches. The other vanished forever into an endless jungle. Had he shed civilization - or lost his mind? Global headlines suspected murder. Lured by these mysteries, New York Times best-selling author Carl Hoffman journeyed to find the truth, discovering that nothing is as it seems in the world´s last Eden, where the lines between sinner, saint, and myth converge. In 1984, Swiss traveler Bruno Manser joined an expedition to the Mulu caves on Borneo, the planet´s third largest island. There he slipped into the forest interior to make contact with the Penan, an indigenous tribe of peace-loving nomads living among the Dayak people, the fabled "Headhunters of Borneo." Bruno lived for years with the Penan, gaining acceptance as a member of the tribe. However, when commercial logging began devouring the Penan´s homeland, Bruno led the tribe against these outside forces, earning him status as an enemy of the state, but also worldwide fame as an environmental hero. He escaped captivity under gunfire twice, but the strain took a psychological toll. Then, in 2000, Bruno disappeared without a trace. Had he become a madman, a hermit, or a martyr? American Michael Palmieri is, in many ways, Bruno´s opposite. Evading the Vietnam War, the Californian wandered the world, finally settling in Bali in the 1970s. From there, he staged expeditions into the Bornean jungle to acquire astonishing art and artifacts from the Dayaks. He would become one of the world´s most successful tribal-art field collectors, supplying sacred works to prestigious museums and wealthy private collectors. And yet suspicion shadowed this self-styled buccaneer who made his living extracting the treasure of the Dayak: Was he preserving or exploiting native culture? As Carl Hoffman unravels the deepening riddle of Bruno´s disappearance and se... 1. Language: English. Narrator: Joe Barrett. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/harp/006527de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Seller order number: B079F7SH13
Platform order number Audible.de: 218898340
Category: Sonstige
Data from 03/09/2018 10:48h
ISBN (alternative notations): 0-06-280282-8, 978-0-06-280282-8

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