The Best Adventure and Exploration Stories Ever ToldBook - 2013
An exciting collection of dangerous adventures and groundbreaking exploration, The Best Adventure and Exploration Stories Ever Told compiles the works of authors from all over the world and from the very distant past to recent eras.Popular and well-known authors such as Herman Melville, Jack London, Joseph Conrad, and Jules Verne are featured, as well as Homer's mythic tales and Iceland's mesmerizing sagas from the tenth and eleventh centuries. Nonfiction stories add a riveting, realistic aspect of adventure to the collection. These include accounts from polar expeditions ; early American stories fromo historic figures mapping new lands ; spellbinding accounts of perilous expeditions to uncharted areas ; and many more no less exciting.
Publisher: New York : Skyhorse Publishing, Inc., 
Copyright Date: ©2013
Branch Call Number: 910.9 B4643 2013
Characteristics: 564 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm