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A voyage long and strange : rediscovering the New World, Tony Horwitz

Label
A voyage long and strange : rediscovering the New World
Title
A voyage long and strange
Title remainder
rediscovering the New World
Statement of responsibility
Tony Horwitz
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An irresistible blend of history, myth, and misadventure, this book captures the wonder and drama of first contact. Vikings, conquistadors, French voyageurs, these and many others roamed an unknown continent in quest of grapes, gold, converts, even a cure for syphilis. Though most failed, their remarkable exploits left an enduring mark on the land and people encountered by late-arriving English settlers
Summary
A chronicle of the period in American history between Columbus's discovery of the new world and Jamestown's founding evaluates the voyages and first-contact experiences of numerous European adventurers
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2009.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2008
  • YALSA Outstanding Book for the College Bound, 2009.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
229495
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1958-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Horwitz, Tony
Dewey number
970.01
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
E101
LC item number
.H77 2008b
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • America
  • North America
  • Explorers
  • Explorers
  • Large type books
  • Discoveries in geography
  • Explorers
  • Large type books
  • North America
  • America
  • America
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
rediscovering the new world
Label
A voyage long and strange : rediscovering the New World, Tony Horwitz
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 665-686) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Vinland : go west, young Norseman -- 1492 : the hidden half of the globe -- Santo Domingo : the Columbus jinx -- Dominican Republic : you think there are still Indians? -- Gulf coast : naked and lost in the new world -- The Southwest : to the seven cities of stone -- The plains : adrift in a sea of grass -- The South : De Soto does Dixie -- The Mississippi : conquistador's last stand -- Florida : fountain of youth, river of blood -- Roanoke : lost in the lost colony -- Jamestown : the captain and the naturals -- Plymouth : tale of two rocks
Control code
ocn214282361
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
696 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410405586
Lccn
2008011664
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)214282361
Label
A voyage long and strange : rediscovering the New World, Tony Horwitz
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 665-686) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Vinland : go west, young Norseman -- 1492 : the hidden half of the globe -- Santo Domingo : the Columbus jinx -- Dominican Republic : you think there are still Indians? -- Gulf coast : naked and lost in the new world -- The Southwest : to the seven cities of stone -- The plains : adrift in a sea of grass -- The South : De Soto does Dixie -- The Mississippi : conquistador's last stand -- Florida : fountain of youth, river of blood -- Roanoke : lost in the lost colony -- Jamestown : the captain and the naturals -- Plymouth : tale of two rocks
Control code
ocn214282361
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
696 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410405586
Lccn
2008011664
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)214282361

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