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Marco Polo: From Venice to Xanadu (Vintage)

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Synopsis:

From the bestselling author of "Over the Edge of the World" comes the fascinating, definitive biography of one of the earliest world travelers. 24 pages of color illustrations and three maps.

About the Author

Laurence Bergreen is the prize-winning author of Over the Edge of the World: Magellan's Terrifying Circumnavigation of the Globe, as well as James Agee: A Life; Louis Armstrong: An Extravagant Life; Capone: The Man and the Era; and As Thousands Cheer: The Life of Irving Berlin, each considered the definitive work on its subject. A graduate of Harvard University, he lives in New York City. As part of the research for this book, he traveled Marco Polo's route across Mongolia and China.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9781400078806
Author:
Bergreen, Laurence
Publisher:
Vintage Books USA
Author:
Bergreen, Laurence
Subject:
Adventurers & Explorers
Subject:
Civilization
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
Voyages and travels
Subject:
Asia Description and travel.
Subject:
Biography - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage
Publication Date:
20081131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
24 PP. COLOR; 3 MAPS
Pages:
432
Dimensions:
8.02x5.22x.93 in. .97 lbs.

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