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A voyage long and strange : rediscovering the new world

Author: Tony Horwitz
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Co., 2008.
Series: Book club kit
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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An irresistible blend of history, myth, and misadventure, A Voyage Long and Strange captures the wonder and drama of first contact. Vikings, conquistadors, French voyageurs--these and many others roamed an unknown continent in quest of grapes, gold, converts, even a cure for syphilis. Though most failed, their remarkable exploits left an enduring mark on the land and people encountered by late-arriving English  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Tony Horwitz
ISBN: 9780805076035 0805076034
OCLC Number: 180989602
Description: xii, 445 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Prologue : The lost century --
Vinland : first contact --
1492 : the hidden half of the globe --
Santo Domingo : the Columbus jinx --
Dominican Republic : you think there are still Indians? --
The Gulf coast : naked in the new world --
The Southwest : to the seven cities of stone --
The plains : sea of grass --
The South : De Soto does Dixie --
The Mississippi : conquistador's last stand --
Florida : fountain of youth, river of blood --
Roanoke : lost in the lost colony --
Jamestown : the captain and the naturals --
Plymouth : a tale of two rocks.
Series Title: Book club kit
Responsibility: Tony Horwitz.
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An irresistible blend of history, myth, and misadventure, A Voyage Long and Strange captures the wonder and drama of first contact. Vikings, conquistadors, French voyageurs--these and many others roamed an unknown continent in quest of grapes, gold, converts, even a cure for syphilis. Though most failed, their remarkable exploits left an enduring mark on the land and people encountered by late-arriving English settlers.--From publisher description.

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