The Shameless Diary of an Explorer

The Shameless Diary of an Explorer

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by Robert Dunn
     
 

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This is the story of a failure. I think that success would have made it no more worth telling. It is about an exploring party, the sort that so often fails. . . . Fountains of youth, or Eldorado, or wider realms for cross and conscience — these seemed to lure a younger world to unknown regions. To-day men explore for the iron crown of science; they say that…  See more details below

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This is the story of a failure. I think that success would have made it no more worth telling. It is about an exploring party, the sort that so often fails. . . . Fountains of youth, or Eldorado, or wider realms for cross and conscience — these seemed to lure a younger world to unknown regions. To-day men explore for the iron crown of science; they say that they do, at least. But I believe that neither biology to-day, nor gold nor the creeds of old, have ever been the explorer's master motive. His real ardor is more profound. It has revealed and civilized our sphere. It stirs

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ISBN-13:
2940013253599
Publisher:
VARIETY BOOKS
Publication date:
11/02/2011
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Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
617 KB

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