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  • Glorious Misadventures : Nikolai Rezanov and the Dream of a Russian America
    Owen Matthews
    Hardcover: 11/12/2013
     
    From the glittering court of Catherine the Great to the wilds of the New World, Matthews conjures a ...
  • Darwin : A Life in Poems
    Ruth Padel
    Paperback: 10/09/2012
     
    This remarkable book brings us an intimate and moving interpretation of the life and work of Charles Darwin,...
  • Darwin's Armada : Four Voyages and the Battle for the Theory of Evolution
    Iain McCalman
    Paperback: 11/15/2010
     
    Darwin's Armada tells the stories of Charles Darwin, Thomas Huxley, Joseph Hooker and Alfred Wallace, four ...
  • The Frozen Water Trade : A True Story
    Gavin Weightman
    Paperback: 01/01/2004
     
    A remarkable book about the long-forgotten North American natural ice industry, which harvested ice and ...
  • In the Heart of the Sea : The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex
    Nathaniel Philbrick
    Paperback: 05/01/2001
     
    Tells perhaps the greatest sea story ever - an event as mythic in its own century as the Titanic disaster in ...
  • The Ghosts of Cape Sabine : The Harrowing True Story of the Greely Expedition
    Leonard Guttridge
    Paperback: 11/01/2000
     
    A nonfiction narrative that reads like a novel-- a raw, vivid, harrowing adventure, brilliantly told.

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