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The journey of Anders Sparrman

Per Wästberg

The journey of Anders Sparrman

by Per Wästberg

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Published by Granta in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Physicians,
  • Voyages and travels,
  • Botanists,
  • Travel,
  • Explorers,
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPer Wästberg ; translated from the Swedish by Tom Geddes
    ContributionsGeddes, Tom
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPT9876.33.A3 A6413 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 401 p. ;
    Number of Pages401
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25382759M
    ISBN 101847081754
    ISBN 109781847081759
    LC Control Number2010526188
    OCLC/WorldCa707607845

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    Interview: Per Wästberg by Tom Chatfield on 23rd June 23rd June An interview with the author and chairman of the Nobel literature committee Per Wästberg, discussing his book The Journey of Anders Sparrman, the Nobel prize, and the future of literature. Anders Sparrman. The young Swede, Anders Sparrman ( – ), was the first traveler to give an extended and readable account of travels into the interior of the Cape, between and As a student of Linnaeus, he was particularly well qualified to explore the rich floral heritage of South Africa.

    Anders Sparrman The young Swede, Anders Sparrman ( – ), was the first traveler to give an extended and readable account of travels into the interior of the Cape, between and As a student of Linnaeus, he was particularly well qualified to explore the rich floral heritage of South Africa.   A classic memoir by one of the great journalists of the 20th century, Point of Departure collects James Cameron's eyewitness accounts of the atom bomb tests at Bikini atoll, the Chinese invasion of Tibet and the war in Korea, and vivid evocations of Mao Tse-Tung, Winston Churchill, and many others. Cameron, who was born in London in , began his career in Pages:


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