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A sense of the world : how a blind man became history's greatest traveler

Author: Jason Roberts; John Curless
Publisher: Prince Frederick, MD : Recorded Books, ℗2007.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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He was known simply as the "Blind Traveller"--A solitary, sightless adventurer who, astonishingly, fought the slave trade in Africa, survived a frozen captivity in Siberia, hunted rogue elephants in Ceylon and helped chart the Australian outback. James Holman (1786-1857) became "one of the greatest wonders of the world he so sagaciously explored": in his day a celebrity, a bestselling author, but one who outlived  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Biography
Compact discs
Named Person: James Holman; James Holman
Material Type: Biography, Audio book, etc., Internet resource
Document Type: Sound Recording, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jason Roberts; John Curless
ISBN: 9781428153455 1428153454
OCLC Number: 144615526
Notes: In container (17 cm.).
Title from container.
"Unabridged Nonfiction"--Container.
"With tracks every 3 minutes for easy book marking"--Container.
Compact disc.
Performer(s): Narrated by John Curless.
Description: 12 audio discs (13 hr., 30 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: by Jason Roberts.

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He was known simply as the "Blind Traveller"--A solitary, sightless adventurer who, astonishingly, fought the slave trade in Africa, survived a frozen captivity in Siberia, hunted rogue elephants in Ceylon and helped chart the Australian outback. James Holman (1786-1857) became "one of the greatest wonders of the world he so sagaciously explored": in his day a celebrity, a bestselling author, but one who outlived his fame and died in obscurity.--

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