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Heart of Asia: True Tales of the Far East

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Published by Duell, Sloan and Pearce (first published August 24th 2011)
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from the jacket blurb: "One of America's most famous and successful explorers, Roy Chapman Andrews is also a great teller of tales. Readers of his books of travel and scientific adventure, and of his personal narrative called Under a Lucky Star, will be ready for the best in storytelling when they pick up Heart of Asia, with its fabulous and haunting and all-too-true tales of the Far East." That about sums it up. Andrews, the inspiration for fictional character Indiana Jones, used to give ...more
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Jan 02, 2013 Tom Cole rated it it was amazing
I got this book because I read the first line, "This is a terrible story..." It was very good. It's by Roy Chapman Andrews who some think was the inspiration for Indiana Jones. He discovered the first dinosaur eggs. He traveled through Mongolia.
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Roy Chapman Andrews was an American explorer, adventurer and naturalist who became the director of the American Museum of Natural History. He is primarily known for leading a series of expeditions in China in the early 20th century into the Gobi Desert and Mongolia. The expeditions made important discoveries and brought the first-known fossil dinosaur eggs to the museum. His popular writings about ...more
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