A Sense of the World

A Sense of the World

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He was known simply as the Blind Traveler -- a solitary, sightless adventurer who, astonishingly, fought the slave trade in Af-rica, 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," triumphing not only over blindness but crippling pain, poverty, and the interference of well-meaning authorities (his… (more)

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Publisher: HarperCollins e-books (October 06, 2009)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 432 pages

File size: 718 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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