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The Discovery of Slowness

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Sten Nadolny, Ralph Freedman (Translator)
Paul Dry Books
2005
325
1589880242
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Literature
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A late 20th century fictional biography of the 19th century polar explorer Sir John Franklin (1786-1847), whose disappearance in the Canadian Arctic prompted an unheralded -- and unsuccessful -- search and rescue. Sir John, once the governor of Tasmania, was the subject of a massive Search and Rescue thanks to the tireless agitation on his behalf by his wife, the Lady Jane. A reprint of the excellent Freedman translation, originally published to much acclaim in German in 1987.

ISBN: 9781589880245
$18.95

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