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Man Against Nature: Firsthand Accounts of Adventure and Exploration

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This is a collection of 45 tales of artic exploration, tornado winds, high seas, burning deserts and other natural challenges and disasters. These firsthand accounts range in time and terrain, such as, To the summit of Everest by Sir Edmund Hilary or The Plague by Giovanni Boccaccio.
Paperback, 512 pages
Published June 19th 2000 by Cooper Square Publishers (first published 2000)
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"The name of Charles Neider is familiar to everyone in the field of Mark Twain studies. Born in 1915, he did most of his work on Mark Twain between the late 1950s and the mid-1980s.

A man of many parts, Neider would make an interesting study in his own right. He was born in Odessa, Russia, on January 18, 1915 and came to the United States in 1920. After graduating from City College of New York in
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