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BARROW'S BOYS

  • Author: Fergus Fleming
  • Catalogue No: 5566
  • Rating:
    • Suitable for all
  • Geographical Restrictions: None
  • Publisher: Granta

Synopsis

From 1816 to 1845 John Barrow sent out teams of naval officers to do geographical and hydrographical surveys of unknown areas. Their lack of preparation makes this a tale of dangerous comedy and harrowing personal endeavour.