Davis, Wade

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Wade Davis (CAN) is a world renowned author, anthropologist, ethnobotanist, filmmaker and photographer. His work took him to Haiti to investigate folk preparations implicated in the creation of Haitian zombies, an assignment that led to his writing the bestseller Passage of Darkness and the critically acclaimed follow up The Serpent and the Rainbow. Davis’ research has been the subject of more than 800 media reports and interviews in Europe, North and South America and the Far East, and has inspired numerous documentary films as well as television series. Davis currently holds the post of National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence, and divides his time between Washington, DC, and northern British Columbia. Davis presents Into The Silence: The Great War, Mallory, And The Conquest Of Everest, a monumental work of history and adventure, ten years in the writing.

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