From the Field

From the Field

A Collection of Writings From National Geographic

Book - 1997
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Figures such as Alexander Graham Bell, Theodore Roosevelt, Archibald MacLeish, and Charles Lindbergh share the same pages with Joseph Conrad, Jane Goodhall, Amelia Earhart, Maya Angelou and others in this wide-ranging selection of writings from the Society's archives, offering eloquent proof that although a picture may indeed be worth a thousand words, a well-turned phrase has a magic all its own. Chronicles 100 years of discovery and includes a capsule history of the National Geographic itself. No index. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic Society, c1997.
ISBN: 9780792270126
Branch Call Number: 910 FROM
Characteristics: 444 p. ; 24 cm.
Additional Contributors: McCarry, Charles


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Jane60201 Feb 19, 2014

A varied collection of stories from all over the world. It is the text of National Geographic articles without the pictures. The quality of the writing is such that you don't actually miss the pictures.


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