The Spice Islands Voyage by Timothy Severin
The Quest for Alfred Wallace, the Man Who Shared Darwin's Discovery of Evolution

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An engrossing, informative, and exciting blend of biography, ecology, history, and discovery, "The Spice Islands Voyage" takes readers on a travel adventure to a tropical wilderness to rediscover Alfred Russel Wallace, Charles Darwin's forgotten partner. Original line drawings. of color photos.

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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 February 16, 1998 by TBS The Book Service Ltd. 336 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Science & Math, Education & Reference, Travel, History. Non-fiction

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Following in the footsteps of Alfred Wallace, the 19th-century naturalist who perhaps beat Darwin in formulating a theory of evolution, author/explorer Severin (The China Voyage, 1995, etc.) sails among the island groups of eastern Indonesia, assessing the differences a century and a half has mad...

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