The Discovery of Jeanne Baret

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

by Glynis Ridley

The Discovery of Jeanne Baret

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

close

Purchase Featured Books

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

Book Summary

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.

NPR stories about The Discovery of Jeanne Baret

Reviews From The NPR Community

 

Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and Terms of Use. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.

Support comes from: