Explorers of the Nile

Explorers of the Nile

The Triumph and Tragedy of A Great Victorian Adventure

Audiobook on MP3 CD - 2011
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"Nothing obsessed explorers of the mid-nineteenth century more than the quest to discover the source of the White Nile. It was the planet's most elusive secret, the prize coveted above all others. Between 1856 and 1876, six larger-than-life men and one extraordinary woman accepted the challenge. Showing extreme courage and resilience, Richard Burton, John Hanning Speke, James Augustus Grant, Samuel Baker, Florence von Sass, David Livingstone, and Henry Morton Stanley risked their lives and reputations in the fierce competition"--From publisher description.
Publisher: [Old Saybrook, Conn.] : Tantor Audio, p2011
ISBN: 9781452655420
Branch Call Number: TB 962 JEA NVD
Characteristics: 2 sound discs (15 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in
Additional Contributors: Chafer, Clive
Blackstone Audio, Inc


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