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The explorers : a story of fearless outcasts, blundering geniuses, and impossible success

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"In The Explorers, New York Times bestselling author Martin Dugard shares the rich saga of the Burton and Speke expedition. To better understand their motivations and ultimate success, Dugard guides readers through the seven vital traits that Burton and Speke, as well as many of history's legendary explorers, called upon to see their impossible journeys through to the end: curiosity, hope, passion, courage, independence, self-discipline, and perseverance."--www.Amazon.com.

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Geneva Public Library 910.922 DUG (Text)
Second Floor Nonfiction
52118300825681
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 MEMORIAL: In Memory of George Farren by Carol Herring
Victor Farmington Library 910.922 DUG (Text)
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781451677577 (hardback)
  • ISBN: 145167757X (hardback)
  • ISBN: 9781451677584 (paperback)
  • ISBN: 1451677588 (paperback)
  • Physical Description: x, 304 pages ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2014.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The Seven -- Curiosity -- Hope -- Passion -- Courage -- Independence -- Self-discipline -- Perseverance.
Summary, etc.:
"In The Explorers, New York Times bestselling author Martin Dugard shares the rich saga of the Burton and Speke expedition. To better understand their motivations and ultimate success, Dugard guides readers through the seven vital traits that Burton and Speke, as well as many of history's legendary explorers, called upon to see their impossible journeys through to the end: curiosity, hope, passion, courage, independence, self-discipline, and perseverance."--www.Amazon.com.
Subject: Explorers > Biography.
HISTORY / Africa / General.
HISTORY / General.
TRAVEL / Special Interest / Adventure.
HISTORY / Africa / General.
HISTORY / General.
TRAVEL / Special Interest / Adventure.


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