Off the Map: Tales of Endurance and Exploration
Covering three centuries of exploration, the author serves up forty-three tales of misadventure, from the ill-fated 1820 search for the Northwest passage that resulted in crew members eating one another to De Salle's navigation blunders.
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Fleming (Ninety Degrees North ), who defines this book as a "sort-of history of exploration," succeeds in offering gripping accounts of adventure and discovery. Starting in the 13th and ending in the ... Read full review