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By Alistair MacLean

A biography of the English explorer, navigator, and cartographer who came upon Australia, New Zealand, and Hawaii.

Born in obscurity yet gripped by way of a boundless ardour for brand spanking new horizons, James prepare dinner had turn into on the time of his demise in 1779 the best blend of seaman, explorer, navigator, and cartographer that the realm had ever recognized. He nonetheless is. He had pushed himself mercilessly, and his males likewise, and but the surgeon's mate at the 'Resolution' used to be in a position to write: 'In each state of affairs he stood unrivalled and on my own; on him all eyes have been became; he was once our prime superstar, which a its surroundings left us interested by darkness and despair'.

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