Willard Price


Born
in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
July 28, 1887

Died
October 14, 1983


Willard DeMille Price was born in Peterborough, Ontario, and moved to the US when he was four. He got his MA and Litt.D from Columbia. He held a special interest for natural history, ethnology and exploration and made numerous expeditions for the American Museum of Natural History and the National Geographic Society. Price also went on to edit various magazines on travel and world affairs and spent six years working in Japan as foreign correspondent for New York and London newspapers. He travelled in seventy-seven countries before his death in 1983.

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Amazon Adventure

3.92 avg rating — 1,055 ratings — published 1949 — 8 editions
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South Sea Adventure

3.99 avg rating — 661 ratings — published 1952 — 6 editions
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African Adventure

3.97 avg rating — 622 ratings — published 1963 — 4 editions
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Underwater Adventure

3.98 avg rating — 625 ratings — published 1935 — 7 editions
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Elephant Adventure

3.96 avg rating — 508 ratings — published 1964 — 9 editions
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Safari Adventure

3.94 avg rating — 481 ratings — published 1966 — 8 editions
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Lion Adventure

3.89 avg rating — 490 ratings — published 1967 — 7 editions
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Gorilla Adventure

3.94 avg rating — 475 ratings — published 1969 — 10 editions
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Tiger Adventure

3.96 avg rating — 416 ratings — published 1979 — 7 editions
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Arctic Adventure

3.87 avg rating — 398 ratings — published 1982 — 5 editions
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“us?” Hal’s analytical brain was working hard. “It can’t be a personal grudge. You get along with everybody. You haven’t any personal enemies. It can’t be political—you don’t mix in politics. There are lots of revolutionaries in these Latin American countries with axes to grind, but you’ve never had anything to do with that sort of thing. So it must be economic.” “What”
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