Captain Cook: Obsession and Betrayal in the New World

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Ebury, 2002 - Australia - 376 pages
Captain Cook was a man making two journeys, one public and one personal, and their success and ultimate cataclysmic failure are intertwined. By the time he discovered Australia, the mythology around Cook had set fast. Its strength endured the fractures of an unheroic descent and violent death.

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Collingridge offers a very nice history of Cook's voyages of discovery that took the famous captian through the South Pacific and a possible 'discovery' of Australia. As a Captain Cook history, this ... Read full review

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