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What an outstanding scientific accomplishment by a disciplined hardnosed man. Too bad he was such a miserable s*** to work for. Read morePublished 15 days ago by Wolfgang Schulz
Like all of Nathaniel Philbrick's journeys at sea — an excellent read.Published 1 month ago by James O.S.CT
Like all of Nathaniel Philbrick's books, excellent read, excellent source of history.Published 1 month ago by Joan O'Connor
Incredible story of history and thoroughly enjoyable writing.Published 1 month ago by Chris F. Pierson
I have several books written by Nathaniel Philbrick and have thoroughly enjoyed sharing the exacting research and insight. This work is no exception. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Charles Morgan
Fascinating story of a lost part of American history. Folks from Seattle, especially, should read this because you'll learn about the folks all of the spots in Puget Sound were... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Seth E Kolloen
The United States Exploring Expedition (called the US. Ex. Ex. for short) is largely forgotten today, but it was one of the largest American voyages of discovery of the 19th... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Suzi Hough
One of Philbrick's better books. Well researched and written. Much of what happened during that expedition still happens in today's armed forces with the likes of Wilkes; people... Read morePublished 5 months ago by TBL
Good Book This book is very interesting as it chronicals an ambitiuos US sea exploration that lasted 4 years. The history aspect is great. Read morePublished 5 months ago by timothy sho donahue