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Stephen R. Bown is the author of ten books on the history of exploration, science and ideas. His works have been published in many territories and translated into nine languages. He has won the BC Book Prize, the Alberta Book Award and the William Mills Prize for Polar Books, and his book Island of mostra'n més the Blue Foxes, for shortlisted for the RBC Taylor Prize. Born in Ottawa, he now live near Banff in the Canadian Rockies. mostra'n menys
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Data de naixement
1967-07-22
Gènere
male
Nacionalitat
Canada
Lloc de naixement
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Llocs de residència
Rocky Mountains, Canada
Educació
University of Alberta
Professions
non-fiction writer
Biografia breu
Stephen R. Bown was born in Ottawa and studied history at the University of Alberta. He has long been interested in the history of science and exploration and is the author or co-author of numerous articles and several books, including Forgotten Highways: Wilderness Journeys Down the Historic Trails of the Canadian Rockies and the internationally acclaimed Scurvy: How a Surgeon, a Mariner and a Gentleman Solved the Greatest Medical Mystery of the Age of Sail. Bown lives in the Canadian Rockies with his wife and two young children.

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A great piece of history, well told. It open my eyes to an epic exploration that is hidden in the shadows here in North America. Now I know what Stellars Jay and Sea lion is all about too.
 
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BBrookes | Hi ha 3 ressenyes més | Nov 29, 2023 |
This was chosen by Michael Ledger-Lomas, author of Queen Victoria: This Thorny Crown (Oxford, 2021), as one of History Today’s Books of the Year 2023.

Find out why at HistoryToday.com.
 
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HistoryToday | Nov 24, 2023 |
This was a fabulous book. What an explorer!
 
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franniepuck | Hi ha 1 ressenya més | May 7, 2023 |

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Obres
22
Membres
1,335
Popularitat
#19,286
Valoració
3.8
Ressenyes
34
ISBN
84
Llengües
4

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