The Resource A Voyage Long and Strange, Tony Horwitz, (electronic resource)

A Voyage Long and Strange, Tony Horwitz, (electronic resource)

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A Voyage Long and Strange
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A Voyage Long and Strange
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Tony Horwitz
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eng
Summary
The bestselling author of Blue Latitudes takes us on a thrilling and eye-opening voyage to pre-Mayflower America On a chance visit to Plymouth Rock, Tony Horwitz realizes he's mislaid more than a century of American history, from Columbus's sail in 1492 to Jamestown's founding in 16-oh-something. Did nothing happen in between? Determined to find out, he embarks on a journey of rediscovery, following in the footsteps of the many Europeans who preceded the Pilgrims to America. 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. Tracing this legacy with his own epic trek?from Florida's Fountain of Youth to Plymouth's sacred Rock, from desert pueblos to subarctic sweat lodges?Tony Horwitz explores the revealing gap between what we enshrine and what we forget. Displaying his trademark talent for humor, narrative, and historical insight, A Voyage Long and Strange allows us to rediscover the New World for ourselves
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Horwitz, Tony
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  • History
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A Voyage Long and Strange, Tony Horwitz, (electronic resource)
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9781429937733
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54802856-BDCD-407A-9C20-26E72A60CA71
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Label
A Voyage Long and Strange, Tony Horwitz, (electronic resource)
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https://api.overdrive.com/v1/collections/v1L1BHAAAAA2l/products/54802856-bdcd-407a-9c20-26e72a60ca71
Publication
Dimensions
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781429937733
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Stock number
54802856-BDCD-407A-9C20-26E72A60CA71
System details
  • Adobe EPUB eBook
  • Kindle Book
  • OverDrive Read

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