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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
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 ...moreMore about Roy Chapman Andrews...