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I love books like these - books that combine history with travel and fire up your own imagination for *that* trip you need to make some day. My own 'some-day trip' is to follow in the footsteps of distant rellies who went out to Patagonia (and back. Twice.) in the late 1800s and this book was perfect inspiration. It is an engaging read and evokes both landscape and familial ties beautifully.
DAISY GOODWIN, a Harkness scholar who attended Columbia University’s film school after earning a degree in history at Cambridge University, is a leading television producer in the U.K. Her poetry anthologies, including 101 Poems That Could Save Your Life, have introduced many new readers to the pleasures of poetry, and she was Chair of the judging panel of the 2010 Orange Prize for Fiction. She an...moreMore about Daisy Goodwin...