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Following the Equator: A Journey Around the World (Dover Books on Travel, Adventure)

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Great writer's 1897 account of circumnavigating the globe by steamship. Brimming with ironic, tongue-in-cheek humor, the book describes shark fishing in Australia, riding the rails in India, tiger hunting, diamond mining in South Africa, much more; also peoples, climate, flora and fauna, customs, religion, politics, food, etc. Travel classic. 197 illustrations.

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Fascinating humorous account of 1897 voyage to Hawaii, Australia, India, New Zealand, etc. Ironic, bemused reports on peoples, customs, climate, flora and fauna, politics, much more. 197 illustrations.

Synopsis:

Fascinating humorous account of 1897 voyage to Hawaii, Australia, India, New Zealand, etc. Ironic, bemused reports on peoples, customs, climate, flora and fauna, politics, much more. 197 illustrations.

Synopsis:

Great writer's 1897 account of circumnavigating the globe by steamship. Brimming with ironic, tongue-in-cheek humor, the book describes shark fishing in Australia, riding the rails in India, tiger hunting, diamond mining in South Africa, much more; also peoples, climate, flora and fauna, customs, religion, politics, food, etc. 197 illustrations.

About the Author

After the Civil War, Samuel Clemens (1835-1910) left his small town to seek work as a riverboat pilot. As Mark Twain, the Missouri native found his place in the world. Author, journalist, lecturer, wit, and sage, Twain created enduring works that have enlightened and amused readers of all ages for generations.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486261133
Author:
Twain, Mark
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Description and travel
Subject:
Adventure
Subject:
Travel and travel guides
Subject:
Essays & Travelogues
Subject:
Voyages around the world
Subject:
Voyages and travels
Subject:
Twain, Mark
Subject:
Special Interest - Adventure
Subject:
Travel
Subject:
Twain, Mark - Travel
Subject:
Travel Writing-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Books on Travel, Adventure
Series Volume:
no. 37
Publication Date:
19890931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
720
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in 1.66 lb

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"Synopsis" by ,
Fascinating humorous account of 1897 voyage to Hawaii, Australia, India, New Zealand, etc. Ironic, bemused reports on peoples, customs, climate, flora and fauna, politics, much more. 197 illustrations.
"Synopsis" by , Fascinating humorous account of 1897 voyage to Hawaii, Australia, India, New Zealand, etc. Ironic, bemused reports on peoples, customs, climate, flora and fauna, politics, much more. 197 illustrations.
"Synopsis" by ,
Great writer's 1897 account of circumnavigating the globe by steamship. Brimming with ironic, tongue-in-cheek humor, the book describes shark fishing in Australia, riding the rails in India, tiger hunting, diamond mining in South Africa, much more; also peoples, climate, flora and fauna, customs, religion, politics, food, etc. 197 illustrations.
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