Local independent Arlington, VA bookstore to host author of "The Unconquered: In Search of the Amazonâ€™s Last Uncontacted Tribes"
Online PR News – 26-January-2013 – Arlington, VA – One More Page Books, an independent, neighborhood-oriented bookstore, hosts an evening with author Scott Wallace. This event is open to the public and admission is free.
On Wednesday, February 6th at 7 pm, Scott Wallace discusses and signs his extraordinary book, "The Unconquered: In Search of the Amazonâ€™s Last Uncontacted Tribes." In his gripping first-person account of adventure and survival, Scott Wallace, on assignment for National Geographic, follows a 34-man team into the deepest recesses of the Amazon. "The Unconquered" tells the extraordinary tale of a journey to track one of the planetâ€™s last uncontacted indigenous tribes, the â€śPeople of the Arrow,â€ť a seldom-glimpsed tribe of deft archers known to defend their lands with showers of deadly arrows before melting back into the forest shadows.
"The Unconquered" has been named by Booklist as one of the Top Ten Literary Travel Books of the year, as well as earning a Silver Award from the Society of American Travel Writers Lowell Thomas Award competition and being chosen as an official selection of this year's Miami Book Fair International.
Scott Wallace is a writer and photojournalist. He has authored several articles for National Geographic, including two cover stories about the Amazon. His writings have also appeared in Harper's, Smithsonian, National Geographic Adventure, National Geographic Traveler, and Sports Afield. His photography has been featured in Smithsonian, Outside, Details, Interview, and Newsweek. Wallaceâ€™s television producing credits include CBS News, CNN, and National Geographic Channel. He is a 2012 recipient of the Explorers Club's Lowell Thomas Award for excellence in reporting from the field. Wallace has three sons and lives in Washington, DC.
About One More Page
One More Page is located at 2200 North Westmoreland Street in Arlington, VA, and carries more than 6,000 quality titles for adults and children, wine, gourmet chocolates, greeting cards and featured art products by local artists. Store hours are from 10 am â€“ 8 pm on Monday through Saturday and from 12 noon â€“ 5 pm on Sunday. More information can be found at www.onemorepagebooks.com.