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Author Moore, Peter, 1983- author.

Title Endeavour : the ship that changed the world / Peter Moore.

Publication Info. New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2019.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    910.92 MOO    Available
 GDL Montrose Library Non-Fiction    910.92 MOO    Available
Edition First American edition.
Description 420 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note "Originally published in 2018 by Chatto & Windus, Great Britain, as Endeavour : the ship and the attitude that changed the world."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Prologue : endeavours of the mind -- Life -- Acorns -- Trade -- Enigmas -- Cross currents -- Mr. Birds ways -- Land of liberty -- Exploration -- "Take a trip in disguise" -- Airy dreams -- Perfect strangers -- "That rainbow serpent place" -- War -- 360℗ʻ -- The frozen serpent of the south -- The collier fleet -- Ghosts -- Epilogue : endeavours.
Summary "A history of the legendary ship Endeavour"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Cook, James, 1728-1779.
Endeavour (Ship) -- History.
Great Britain. Royal Navy -- History.
Navigation -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.
Great Britain -- History, Naval -- 18th century.
ISBN 9780374148416 (hardcover) $28.00
0374148414 (hardcover) $28.00

 
    
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