A Viking Voyage by W Hodding Carter
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ISBN
9780091879167
Date Released
Binding
Paperback
Pages
304
Dimensions
125 x 196mm

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In Which an Unlikely Crew of Adventurers Attempts an Epic Journey to the New World.

W Hodding Carter cannot sail, hates to be cold, and panics when he's lost. So why did he devote three years of his adult life, not to mention a small fortune, to dodging polar bears and icebergs on an open-decked wooden ship resembling an oversized canoe? He'd always wanted to be a Viking.

Obsessed with Leif Eriksson and his triumphant voyage a thousand years ago from Greenland to North America, Carter hatched the foolhardy idea of re-enacting Eriksson's voyage in a replica of the precarious Viking cargo ship known as a "knarr". Never mind that he had a wife, twin daughters, and another baby on the way. Carter was going to make it happen.

'A Viking Voyage' is the enthralling, inspiring and occasionally hair-raising, account of how he and his equally inexperienced grab-bag crew pulled it off.
ISBN:
9780091879167
Publication Date:
07 / 06 / 2001
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
125 x 196mm

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