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The Discovery of Jeanne Baret

A Story of Science, the High Seas, and the First Woman to Circumnavigate the Globe

by Glynis Ridley

Hardcover, 288 pages, Random House Inc, List Price: $25 |

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The Discovery of Jeanne Baret
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A Story of Science, the High Seas, and the First Woman to Circumnavigate the Globe
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Glynis Ridley

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In a deeply researched and engagingly written narrative of science, adventure, love, and an unprecedented voyage of discovery, Ridley reveals the true story of Jeanne Baret, the first woman to circumnavigate the globe.