Item description for Bering by Edward John Crockett...
Empress Anna Ivanova decrees that Danish-born Captain-Commander Vitus Jonassen Bering is to spearhead an ambitious Imperial Great Northern Expedition to explore and map the coastal waters off Siberia, chart a northern sea route to Japan and Cathay, and prove or disprove once and for all the existence of a new continent believed to lie between Russia and the Americas. This extraordinary novel charts the thrilling story of one of the greatest but least known of all journeys of exploration.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.35" Width: 5.43" Height: 1.02" Weight: 0.88 lbs.
Release Date Nov 30, 2004
ISBN 1904598110 ISBN13 9781904598114
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More About Edward John Crockett
Edward John Crockett was born in Aberdeen, Scotland, and educated in Aberdeen and Zurich. He is a translator and editor of numerous books, including sports biographies (Muhammad Ali), art history (Raphael), and film biographies (Clint Eastwood, Harrison Ford). He is the author of the novel Bering: A Novel of the Russian Imperial Northern Expedition. He lives in southern Brittany.