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Blue Latitudes Boldly Going Where Captain Cook has Gone Before by Tony Horwitz

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Published by HarperAudio .
Written in English


  • History,
  • Oceania,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Adventurers & Explorers,
  • Voyages around the world,
  • Abridged Audio - History,
  • Modern - 18th Century,
  • Audio Adult: Books On Tape,
  • Journeys,
  • Expeditions & Discoveries,
  • Ships & Shipbuilding - History,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Historical,
  • 1958-,
  • Audiobooks,
  • Horwitz, Tony,

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsDaniel Gerroll (Narrator)
The Physical Object
FormatAudio Cassette
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7759831M
ISBN 10069452350X
ISBN 109780694523504

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" Blue Latitudes is a rollicking read that is also a sneaky work of scholarship, providing new and unexpected insights into the man who out-discovered Columbus. A terrific book--I inhaled it in one weekend." --Nathaniel Philbrick, author of In the Heart of the Sea/5(). Blue Latitudes is the 4th book by Pulitzer prize-winning American journalist and writer, Tony Horwitz. It has been described as part-travelogue, part-history and in it, Horwitz follows, to some extent, the three Pacific voyages of British explorer. BLUE LATITUDES BOLDLY GOING WHERE CAPTAIN COOK HAS GONE BEFORE Two centuries after James Cook’s epic voyages of discovery, Tony Horwitz takes readers on a ride across hemispheres and centuries to recapture the Captain’s adventures . By turns harrowing and hilarious, insightful and entertaining, BLUE LATITUDES brings to life a man whose voyages helped create the 'global village' we know today. Book Sense Book of the Year Award - Cited by: 8.

Blue Latitudes is a cross road where friends and family in the greater Dover seacoast connect for good times and conversation over great food and creative libations. Highlighting Downeast American sensibilities with a traveler’s sense of adventure the cuisine . Blue Latitude Press was established by cruisers for cruisers. From round-the-world voyagers to armchair dreamers, We strive to bring superior quality, one-of-a-kind books to our readers. Blue Latitudes understand the often-complex environmental issues that face the offshore energy industry and has developed relationships with both federal and state regulatory agencies that are based on a shared goal to manage offshore resources in a way that is both environmentally sustainable and fiscally responsible.   By turns harrowing and hilarious, insightful and entertaining, BLUE LATITUDES brings to life a man whose voyages helped create the 'global village' /5(45).

Pulitzer-winning journalist and travel-writer Horwitz (Confederates in the Attic, , etc.), dogging the wake of Captain Cook, discerningly braids Cook’s long-ago perceptions with his own present-day inquiries into the lands the Captain made three epic voyages, sailing from Antarctica to the Arctic, from Australia to Alaska, and to many of the islands that lie between. Description: The bestselling author of Blue Latitudes takes us on a thrilling and eye-opening voyage to pre-Mayflower America On a chance visit to Plymouth Rock, Tony Horwitz realizes he's mislaid more than a century of American history, from Columbus's sail in to Jamestown's founding in oh-something. Did nothing happen in between?   Blue Latitudes is Tony Horwitz's island-by-island account of those great discoveries and of the man whose infinite resourcefulness ensured their success. "When I got into the story," Horwitz says, " I found out it was about cannibalism and sex and violence and adventure. Then I became fascinated with Cook, the man. He's almost an Abe Lincoln story.   'Blue Latitudes' Host Bob Edwards speaks with Tony Horwitz about his new book, Blue Latitudes: Boldly Going Where Captain Cook Has Gone Before. Horowitz was .