The Farfarers

A New History of North America
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Author(s): Farley Mowat
Genre: History
Original Publish Date: Apr 06, 2011
Product Number: EB00750393
Released: Jan 15, 2019
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781626367869
Publisher: Skyhorse
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Description

In this bestseller, Farley Mowat challenges the conventional notion that the Vikings were the first Europeans to reach North America, offering an unforgettable portrait of the Albans, a race originating from the island now known as Britain. Battered by repeated invasions from their aggressive neighbors-Celt, Roman, and Norse-the Albans fled west. Their search for safety, and for the massive walrus herds on which their survival depended, eventually took them to the land now known as Newfoundland and Labrador. Skillfully weaving together clues gathered from forty years of research, Mowat presents a fascinating account of a forgotten history.

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