Everyone deals with loss in different ways. TR, not prone to idle reflection, chose exploring an uncharted, untamed, Amazonian river after his resounding defeat for a third term as president. The River of Doubt published in 2005 by local resident and author, Candice Millard, tells the story of Roosevelt's 1913 journey along the the river that now bears his name, The Rio Roosevelt.
This adventure story is remarkable for numerous reasons. It reveals the unique personailities of the individuals who led the expedition. Additionally, Ms Millard vividly describes the lush terrain, elusive