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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (25 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Joyce E. Chaplin Narrator: Joyce Bean Publisher: Tantor Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: February 2013 ISBN: 9781452681078
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From the author of The First Scientific American comes a witty, erudite, and colorful account of the outrageous ambitions that have inspired men and women to circle the entire planet.

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  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Batesharbuck | 7/3/2013

    " This has a lot of interesting information and some great insights on our relation to the planet, but 450 pages plus notes seemed a bit long. I think it might have lasted for an around the world trip. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Steve | 2/13/2013

    " Excellent and thought provoking history of Circumnavigation and the impact these voyages have had on history.Whether you are an armchair traveler or a historian you will gain insights into how world travel impacted history, literature, the arts, and science. "

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About the Narrator

Joyce Bean is an accomplished audiobook narrator and director. In addition to having won eight AudioFile Earphones Awards, she has been nominated multiple times for the prestigious Audie Award. Equally adept at narrating fiction and nonfiction, and she also narrates audiobooks under the name Jane Brown.