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A Voyage Long and Strange: On the Trail of Vikings, Conquistadors, Lost Colonists, and Other Adventurers in Early America
A Voyage Long and Strange On the Trail of Vikings Conquistadors Lost Colonists and Other Adventurers in Early America
Author: Tony Horwitz
W hat happened in North America between Columbus's sail in 1492 and the Pilgrims' arrival in 1620? On a visit to Plymouth Rock, Tony Horwitz realizes he doesn't have a clue, nor do most Americans. So he sets off across the continent to rediscover the wild era when Europeans first roamed the New World in quest of gold, glory, converts, and eterna...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780312428327
ISBN-10: 0312428324
Publication Date: 4/27/2009
Pages: 464
Edition: Reprint
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3.9 stars, based on 17 ratings
Publisher: Picador
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio CD
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This book is a perfect metaphor for the subject - it was a long and strange read, brutal at times, easy to get lost along the way but with the promise of gold at every turn to keep you going. Unfortunately, like most of the explorers he speaks of, I never found El Dorado in this one. I highly recommend "Confederates in the Attic" over this one.
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