A Sense Of The World
How A Blind Man Became History's Greatest TravelerLarge Print - 2007
When Lieutenant James Holman sailed to Russia in 1822, intent on crossing Siberia on his way to circumnavigate the globe, the authorities of the Tsar arrested him on suspicion of espionage. Their scepticism was understandable: James Holman was blind. This book is a blend of travel, biography and history.
Publisher: Anstey, Leicester : Charnwood, 2007.
Edition: 1st ed.
Branch Call Number: 910.92 ROB
Characteristics: xviii, 521 p. : ill.