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Great exploration hoaxes

Author: David Roberts
Publisher: San Francisco : Sierra Club Books, ©1982.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Spanning 450 years of history, this book tells the spellbinding stories of ten men who pursued glory at any cost, even the truth.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Roberts, David, 1943-
Great exploration hoaxes.
San Francisco : Sierra Club Books, ©1982
(OCoLC)561063590
Named Person: Sebastian Cabot; Robert E Peary
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Roberts
ISBN: 0871563258 9780871563255
OCLC Number: 6943037
Description: x, 182 pages, [6] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Sebastian Cabot and the Northwest passage --
The shadow of La Salle: Father Louis Hennepin --
Defoe in Madagascar --
The tragedy of Abyssinian Bruce --
Captain Adams runs the Colorado --
Dr. Cook and Mount McKinley --
Did Peary reach the North Pole? --
Admiral Byrd and the National Geographic Society --
The hardest mountain in the world --
Alone in the Atlantic.
Responsibility: David Roberts.

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Spanning 450 years of history, this book tells the spellbinding stories of ten men who pursued glory at any cost, even the truth.

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