4 edition of The great travelling adventure found in the catalog.
The great travelling adventure
Includes bibliographical references.
|LC Classifications||G465 .P68 1984|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||265 p.,  p. of plates :|
|Number of Pages||265|
|LC Control Number||84218803|
20, Leagues Under the Sea, by Jules Verne Sea monsters and the first steampunk submarine: it doesn’t get more adventurous than that. Verne’s classic work of adventure and sci-fi isn’t exactly scientifically rigorous—at one point Captain Nemo exits his submarine and strolls about on the floor of the ocean without difficulty—but its spirit of discovery, as Nemo and companions travel Author: Jeff Somers. We can’t all go on great adventures, but we can read about them. Whether it be a Nobel Prize winner driving across America with his dog, Anthony Bourdain taking us on a tour of the world’s.
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