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This is that rarest of books, the one you grab when the house is on fire, or you're about to be marooned on a desert island with nothing else to read. Sven Hedin was not only one of the greatest explorers of the nineteenth century, he was also a brilliant storyteller. Nowhere does the Swedish author tell a tale of excitement, adventure, danger, travel, and hair-raising escape like he does in "My Life as an Explorer". Written in an engaging anecdotal style, Hedin explains how he first went to Persia in 1885. Even this first ...

My Life as an Explorer 2003, National Geographic Society, Washington, DC

ISBN-13: 9780792269878

Revised edition

Trade paperback

My Life as an Explorer 2001, Long Riders' Guild Press, Glasgow

ISBN-13: 9781590480762

Trade paperback

My life as an explorer 1991, Oxford University Press, Hong Kong :: New York

ISBN-13: 9780195853759