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Farther than any man : the rise and fall of Captain James Cook

Author: Martin Dugard
Publisher: New York : Pocket Books, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A portrait of eighteenth-century explorer and adventurer Captain James Cook draws on Cook's own journals to describe his youth, his career in the Royal Navy, and his expeditions that charted the Pacific Ocean.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: James Cook; James Cook; James Cook; James Cook
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Dugard
ISBN: 0743400682 9780743400688
OCLC Number: 46456281
Description: xiv, 287 p. : map ; 25 cm.
Contents: Prologue: Newport, Rhode Island --
Land of hopes and dreams: Adam raised Cain --
In the navy --
Politics --
Endeavour: living on the edge of the world: The great Endeavour --
Rio --
The promised land --
Rendezvous --
Coasting on the edge of the world --
Trapped --
First Resolution: farther than any man: Local hero --
Ice --
Cannibals --
The forbidden lands --
Homeward bound --
Last Resolution: Fame --
The call of adventure --
Rum, sodomy, and the lash --
North --
Lono --
Epilogue: Captain Cook, Hawaii.
Responsibility: Martin Dugard.
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Clive Cussler A brilliantly written saga of history's greatest explorer.

 
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