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The Resource The Best Adventure and Exploration Stories Ever Told

The Best Adventure and Exploration Stories Ever Told

Label
The Best Adventure and Exploration Stories Ever Told
Title
The Best Adventure and Exploration Stories Ever Told
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
An exciting collection of dangerous adventures and groundbreaking exploration, The Best Adventure and Exploration Stories Ever Told compiles the works of authors from all over the world and from the very distant past to recent eras. Popular and well-known authors such as Herman Melville, Jack London, Joseph Conrad, and Jules Verne are featured, as well as Homer's mythic tales and Iceland's mesmerizing sagas from the tenth and eleventh centuries. Nonfiction stories add a riveting, realistic aspect of adventure to the collection. These include accounts from Shackleton's p
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Brennan, Stephen
Dewey number
910.9
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN6071.A38
LC item number
B48 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Short stories
  • Adventures stories
  • Discoveries in geography
  • Safaris
  • Hunting stories
  • FICTION
  • SCIENCE
  • TRAVEL
  • TRAVEL
  • TRAVEL
  • TRAVEL
  • Discoveries in geography
  • Hunting stories
  • Safaris
  • Short stories
Label
The Best Adventure and Exploration Stories Ever Told
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Front Cover; Half-Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; A Chronicle of the Voyages of Saint Brendan: Stephen Brennan; Jonah: King James Bible; Book XII of the Odyssey: Homer; Northmen Voyage to Vinland: Icelandic Sagas; Drake's Circumnavigation: Richard Hakluyt; The First Lowering: Herman Melville; Youth: Joseph Conrad; The Most Dangerous Game: Richard Connell; A Nightmare of the Doldrums: W. Clark Russell; The Stowaways: Robert Louis Stevenson; The Seed of McCoy: Jack London; Tarzan of the Apes: Edgar Rice Burroughs; Charles Darwin and the Galápagos: V.W. von Hagen
  • Florence Nightingale in Egypt: Florence NightingaleThe Amundsen-Ellsworth Polar Flight: Lincoln Ellsworth; Three Months in an Uninhabited Land: Sven Hedin; A Wolf-Hunt in Wisconsin: J.E. Chamberlin; Shipwreck: Captain James Riley; The Open Boat: Stephen Crane; The "Sholah" Tiger: Henrietta A. Hervey; Ice Again!: Richard Henry Dana Jr.; African Game Trails: Theodore Roosevelt; Stanley's Last Great Expedition: Hon. J.T. Headley; The Feud of the Wild-Haymen: Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen; Down Through Italy by Rail: Mark Twain; Fighting the Elephant: George Gordon, Lord Byron
  • Cavelier de La Salle: Francis ParkmanBoswell and Johnson in the Hebrides: James Boswell; An Outpost of Progress: Joseph Conrad; South Coast Discovery, 1801: Earnest Scott; Chiloe and Concepcion: Great Earthquake: Charles Darwin; The Famous Perry Expedition to Japan: John S. Sewall; The Travels of Marco Polo: Marco Polo; The Town-Ho's Story: Herman Melville; The Pirate Crew Set Sail: Mark Twain; In Which a Conversation Takes Place Which Seems Likely to Cost Phileas Fogg Dear: Jules Verne; Among the Crocodiles: H. Hervey; Hippo Hunting in Africa: David Pollock
  • How the Brigadier Slew the Fox: Sir Arthur Conan DoyleHunting Musk-Oxen Near the Pole: Lieutenant R.E. Perry, USN; Lion-Hunting: Alfred H. Miles; In a Cuban Cave: Julius A. Palmer; Leiningen Versus the Ants: Carl Stephenson
Control code
855969185
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (896 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781626365032
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
a1a731d4-859e-4214-9054-0d4652709747
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)855969185
Label
The Best Adventure and Exploration Stories Ever Told
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Front Cover; Half-Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; A Chronicle of the Voyages of Saint Brendan: Stephen Brennan; Jonah: King James Bible; Book XII of the Odyssey: Homer; Northmen Voyage to Vinland: Icelandic Sagas; Drake's Circumnavigation: Richard Hakluyt; The First Lowering: Herman Melville; Youth: Joseph Conrad; The Most Dangerous Game: Richard Connell; A Nightmare of the Doldrums: W. Clark Russell; The Stowaways: Robert Louis Stevenson; The Seed of McCoy: Jack London; Tarzan of the Apes: Edgar Rice Burroughs; Charles Darwin and the Galápagos: V.W. von Hagen
  • Florence Nightingale in Egypt: Florence NightingaleThe Amundsen-Ellsworth Polar Flight: Lincoln Ellsworth; Three Months in an Uninhabited Land: Sven Hedin; A Wolf-Hunt in Wisconsin: J.E. Chamberlin; Shipwreck: Captain James Riley; The Open Boat: Stephen Crane; The "Sholah" Tiger: Henrietta A. Hervey; Ice Again!: Richard Henry Dana Jr.; African Game Trails: Theodore Roosevelt; Stanley's Last Great Expedition: Hon. J.T. Headley; The Feud of the Wild-Haymen: Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen; Down Through Italy by Rail: Mark Twain; Fighting the Elephant: George Gordon, Lord Byron
  • Cavelier de La Salle: Francis ParkmanBoswell and Johnson in the Hebrides: James Boswell; An Outpost of Progress: Joseph Conrad; South Coast Discovery, 1801: Earnest Scott; Chiloe and Concepcion: Great Earthquake: Charles Darwin; The Famous Perry Expedition to Japan: John S. Sewall; The Travels of Marco Polo: Marco Polo; The Town-Ho's Story: Herman Melville; The Pirate Crew Set Sail: Mark Twain; In Which a Conversation Takes Place Which Seems Likely to Cost Phileas Fogg Dear: Jules Verne; Among the Crocodiles: H. Hervey; Hippo Hunting in Africa: David Pollock
  • How the Brigadier Slew the Fox: Sir Arthur Conan DoyleHunting Musk-Oxen Near the Pole: Lieutenant R.E. Perry, USN; Lion-Hunting: Alfred H. Miles; In a Cuban Cave: Julius A. Palmer; Leiningen Versus the Ants: Carl Stephenson
Control code
855969185
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (896 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781626365032
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
a1a731d4-859e-4214-9054-0d4652709747
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)855969185

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