What he neglects to mention, however, is that the Amazon book charts are not reflective of longer term trends.
A century apart, Paul Rosolie and Henry Walter Bates describe their abiding enchantment with the Amazon.
Indeed, women have been known to paddle down the Amazon to sell products in remote communities.
“[Amazon] should be showcasing ‘Tom and Jerry’ among classic movies in a way that gives them cultural context,” he said.
Amazon then turns around and sells that e-book for a retail price of $9.99, at a considerable loss.
It is the best of flyers, as it can "breakfast on the Senegal (Africa), and dine on the Amazon."
It is the Valley of the Amazon, in which more than half of Europe might be contained.
Man makes a very insignificant figure in the vast solitudes of the Amazon.
But only a few of the streams which feed the Amazon have been named.
There was something triumphant in her step which put one in mind of some handsome Amazon returning from battle.
late 14c., from Greek Amazon (mostly in plural Amazones) "one of a race of female warriors in Scythia," probably from an unknown non-Indo-European word, possibly from an Iranian compound *ha-maz-an- "(one) fighting together" [Watkins], but in folk etymology long derived from a- "without" + mazos "breasts," hence the story that the Amazons cut or burned off one breast so they could draw bowstrings more efficiently.
The river in South America (originally called by the Spanish Rio Santa Maria de la Mar Dulce) rechristened by Francisco de Orellana, 1541, after an encounter with female warriors of the Tapuyas (or, as some say, beardless, long-haired male tribesmen; still others hold that the name is a corruption of a native word in Tupi or Guarani meaning "wave").