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Title:
DK illustrated book of great adventurers : real-life tales of danger and daring
Author:
Platt, Richard.
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Edition:
First American edition.
Publication Information:
New York, N.Y. : DK Pub., 1999.
Physical Description:
96 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 27 cm
Summary:
Presents the activities and accomplishments of great adventurers throughout history, including the Viking explorer Leif Eriksson, the glamorous female spy Mata Hari, and astronaut Neil Armstrong.
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780789444615
Format :
Book

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Tales of real-life adventures throughout history! The DK Illustrated Book of Great Adventures dramatically recounts the true-life exploits of 30 daring men and women -- from Marco Polo to Amelia Earhart. Color photographs and specially commissioned maps show where the adventures took place -- from Mount Everest to Antarctica -- while a clear and compelling text tells the tales of individuals who triumphed over adversity to conquer the far reaches of our planet√Čand beyond. The DK Illustrated Book of Great Adventures will excite and inspire young readers to great adventures of their own.