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A Sense of the World

How a Blind Man Became History's Greatest Traveler

A Sense of the World( )
Author: Roberts, Jason
Publication Date:Jan 2009
Publisher:Recorded Books, Inc.
Book Format:Memory Stick Memory Card
List Price:USD $1.00
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He was known simply as the 'Blind Traveller' - a solitary, sightless adventurer who, astonishingly, fought the slave trade in Africa, survived a frozen captivity in Siberia, hunted rogue elephants in Ceylon and helped chart the Australian outback. James Holman (1786-1857) became 'one of the greatest wonders of the world he so sagaciously explored': in his day a celebrity, a bestselling author, but one who outlived his fame and died in obscurity. A Sense of the World is a spellbinding...
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