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To the edge of the world

Author: Harry Thompson
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : MacAdam/Cage Pub., 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : Pbk edView all editions and formats
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"In 1831, Fitzroy and Darwin?the captain and the naturalist?board the Beagle and set sail for Tierra del Fuego and points beyond. As they travel around the world, exploring the coasts of Patagonia and surveying the Gal?pagos Islands, the two men forge a life-long bond while simultaneously debating morality, nationality, biology, fate, and religion. And as Darwin formulates his theory of evolution, in the process he  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Historical fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Thompson, Harry, 1960-2005.
To the edge of the world.
San Francisco, CA : MacAdam/Cage Pub., 2007
(OCoLC)607585346
Named Person: Robert Fitzroy; Charles Darwin; Charles Darwin; Robert Fitzroy
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harry Thompson
ISBN: 1596921900 9781596921900 1596922257 9781596922259 1596922265 9781596922266 1596922273 9781596922273
OCLC Number: 67346319
Notes: Previously published as: This thing of darkness.
Description: 789 pages : maps ; 24 cm
Other Titles: This thing of darkness
Responsibility: Harry Thompson.

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"In 1831, Fitzroy and Darwin?the captain and the naturalist?board the Beagle and set sail for Tierra del Fuego and points beyond. As they travel around the world, exploring the coasts of Patagonia and surveying the Gal?pagos Islands, the two men forge a life-long bond while simultaneously debating morality, nationality, biology, fate, and religion. And as Darwin formulates his theory of evolution, in the process he destroys everything Captain Fitzroy, the Christian Tory aristocrat, stands for"--The publisher.

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