A Sense of the World: How a Blind Man Became History's Greatest Traveler

Jason Roberts

Collana: P.S.
Anno: 2007
Rilegatura: Paperback / softback
Pagine: 379 p.
Testo in English
Dimensioni: 203 x 135 mm
Peso: 372 gr.
  • EAN: 9780007161263
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He was known simply as the Blind Traveler. A solitary, sightless adventurer, James Holman (1786-1857) fought the slave trade in Africa, survived a frozen captivity in Siberia, hunted rogue elephants in Ceylon, helped chart the Australian outback--and, astonishingly, circumnavigated the globe, becoming one of the greatest wonders of the world he so sagaciously explored. A Sense of the World is a spellbinding and moving rediscovery of one of history's most epic lives--a story to awaken our own senses of awe and wonder.