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Over the Edge of the World by Laurence Bergreen
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Jan 02, 15

really liked it
bookshelves: 2008, explorers, reading-through-history, rth-lifetime
Read in July, 2008

Really a nicely done bio. I read this during a phase where I was obsessed with explorers. If you're interested, I also enjoyed Blue Latitudes: Boldly Going Where Captain Cook Has Gone Before and A Pirate of Exquisite Mind: Explorer, Naturalist, and Buccaneer: The Life of William Dampier. I didn't like Bergreen's Marco Polo: From Venice to Xanadu as much as this. This is a great, fun-to-read, interesting biography.

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