The China Voyage by Timothy Severin
Across the Pacific by Bamboo Raft

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The award-winning author of The Brendan Voyage makes a bold Pacific journey to test a scholar's theory that Asian navigators were the first to discover North America as early as 218 B.C., when the great sea captain Hsu Fu set sail in search of the elixir of immortality. Full-color inserts.

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Tim Severin is an explorer, traveller, author, film-maker and lecturer. In addition to The Brendan Voyage, he has also travelled in pursuit of the legends of Sinbad the Sailor, Jason and Argonauts, Ulysses, Genghis Khan, Moby Dick and Robinson Crusoe. He has won numerous book awards, the Gold Medal of the Royal Geographical Society, and the Livingstone medal of the Royal Scottish Geographical Society. He has Honorary Doctorates of Letters from University College Cork and Trinity College Dublin, and lives in West Cork.
Published January 1, 1994 by Addison Wesley. 317 pages
Genres: History, Travel. Non-fiction

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Award-winning writer and adventurer Severin (In Search of Genghis Khan, 1992, etc.) describes how he and his crew of seven made the seemingly impossible voyage across the Pacific in a craft that Chinese sailors might have used 2,000 years ago.

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