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The journey of Anders Sparrman

Author: Per Wästberg
Publisher: London : Granta, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A poetic, enthralling novel based on the life of one of the early botanist-explorers Anders Sparrman. He sailed with Cook to the Antarctic, explored the South African interior, and became a passionate abolitionist.
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Genre/Form: Biographical fiction
Fiction
Named Person: Anders Sparrman; Anders Sparrman; Anders Sparrman
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Per Wästberg
ISBN: 9781847081308 1847081304 1847081843 9781847081841
OCLC Number: 551906437
Language Note: Translated from the Swedish.
Description: xii, 401 pages ; 24 cm
Other Titles: Anders Sparrmans resa.
Responsibility: Per Wästberg ; translated from the Swedish by Tom Geddes.

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A novel that is based on the life of Anders Sparrman, the Swedish naturalist, who in the second half of the eighteenth century, became the last and youngest disciple of the scientist Carl Linnaeus.  Read more...

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