Buddy Levy

Buddy Levy is a writer, educator, public speaker and entertainer. As a writer Levy is the author of Geronimo: Leadership Lessons of An American Warrior (co-authored with Mike Leach, Simon & Schuster, May 2014); River of Darkness: Francisco Orellana’s Legendary Voyage of Death and Discovery Down the Amazon (Bantam Dell, 2011). His other books include Conquistador: Hernan Cortes, King Montezuma, and the Last Stand of the Aztecs (Bantam Dell, 2008); American Legend: The Real-Life Adventures of David Crockett (Putnam, 2005, Berkley Books, 2006); and Echoes On Rimrock: In Pursuit of the Chukar Partridge (Pruett, 1998). As a freelance journalist he has covered adventure sports and lifestyle around the world, including several Eco-Challenges and other adventure expeditions in Argentina, Borneo, Europe, Greenland, Morocco, and the Philippines. His magazine articles and essays have appeared in Backpacker, Big Sky Journal, Couloir, Discover, High Desert Journal, Poets & Writers, River Teeth, Ski, Trail Runner, Utne Reader, TV Guide, and VIA. He is clinical assistant professor of English at Washington State University, and lives in northern Idaho with his wife Camie, his children Logan and Hunter, and two black Labs. www.buddylevy.com

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No Barriers: A Blind Man's Journey to Kayak the Grand Canyon Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250088789
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Published: Thomas Dunne Books - February 7th, 2017

No Barriers is about my journey since coming down from Mt. Everest in 2001, and the path to where I am today. It is the story of my own life, the personal and professional struggles in the pursuit of growth, learning, and family, as well as a dream to kayak one of the world's great rivers as a blind athlete.


Geronimo: Leadership Strategies of an American Warrior Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781476734934
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Published: Gallery Books - May 6th, 2014

Reminiscent of The 48 Laws of Power, legendary football coach Mike Leach's inspiring history of Apache war leader Geronimo demonstrates the timeless lessons we can learn from his life--featuring a foreword from the bestselling author of Empire of the Summer Moon.


River of Darkness: Francisco Orellana's Legendary Voyage of Death and Discovery Down the Amazon Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780553807509
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Published: Bantam - February 22nd, 2011

From the acclaimed author of Conquistador comes this thrilling account of one of history's greatest adventures of discovery. With cinematic immediacy and meticulous attention to historical detail, here is the true story of a legendary sixteenth-century explorer and his death-defying navigation of the Amazon--river of darkness, pathway to gold.


Conquistador: Hernan Cortes, King Montezuma, and the Last Stand of the Aztecs Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780553384710
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Published: Bantam - July 28th, 2009

In this astonishing work of scholarship that reads like an edge-of-your-seat adventure thriller, acclaimed historian Buddy Levy records the last days of the Aztec empire and the two men at the center of an epic clash of cultures perhaps unequaled to this day.


American Legend: The Real-Life Adventures of David Crockett Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780425210086
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Published: Berkley Trade - December 5th, 2006

THE REAL KING OF THE WILD FRONTIER