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Women of the Four Winds

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Annie Smith Peck attempted seven times to climb Peru's highest mountain; Delia Akeley hunted big game in Africa; Marguerite Harrison spied in Russia for America; Louise Arner Boyd led expeditions to perilous East Greenland. Precursors of the modern Jane Goodalls and Sally Rides, these women represent a fascinating but forgotten era in the literature of exploration.

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Annie Smith Peck — Delia J. Akeley — Marguerite Harrison — Louise Arner Boyd.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780395395844
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin
Location:
Boston :
Subject:
Explorers
Subject:
Women explorers
Subject:
Explorers -- United States -- Biography.
Subject:
Women explorers -- Biography.
Edition Description:
Bibliography: p. 299-305.
Series Volume:
pt. 3
Publication Date:
1985
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
xi, 318 p.

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