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Descripción de editorial

With the same rigorous observation (natural and social), invigorating stylishness, and encyclopedic learning that he brought to his National Book Award-winning Bad Land, Jonathan Raban conducts readers along the Inside Passage from Seattle to Juneau. The physical distance is 1,000 miles of difficult-and often treacherous-water, which Raban navigates solo in a 35-foot sailboat.

But Passage to Juneau also traverses a gulf of centuries and cultures: the immeasurable divide between the Northwest's Indians and its first European explorers-- between its embattled fishermen and loggers and its pampered new class. Along the way, Raban offers captivating discourses on art, philosophy, and navigation and an unsparing narrative of personal loss.

GÉNERO
Viajes y aventura
PUBLICADO
1999
octubre 12
LENGUAJE
EN
Inglés
EXTENSIÓN
448
Páginas
EDITORIAL
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
VENDEDOR
Penguin Random House LLC
TAMAÑO
3.5
MB

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