Presents profiles of contemporary novelists, playwrights, essayists, historians, and poets from around the world.... Columbus, who travels aboard a Norwegian ship to the Americas a some 20 years before his famed 1492 expedition. ... By contrast, Huntford depicts Amundsen, who is frequently overlooked by historians, as a paragon of resourceful ... skis, or Scandinavian-style common sense. ... In the Atlantic Monthly (August 1999), Phoebe-Lou Adams wrote: aquot;Mr. Huntford, with much material to quote from and aanbsp;...
|Title||:||World Authors, 1995-2000|
|Author||:||Mari Rich, Olivia J. Smith, Clifford Thompson|
|Publisher||:||H. W. Wilson - 2003-01-01|