The Far Traveler

Author: Nancy Marie Brown
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0547539398
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Joining scientists experimenting with cutting-edge technology and the latest archaeological techniques, and tracing Gudrid’s steps on land and in the sagas, Nancy Marie Brown reconstructs a life that spanned—and expanded—the bounds of ...

Song Of The Vikings

Author: Nancy Marie Brown
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 1137073713
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In Song of the Vikings, award-winning author Nancy Marie Brown brings Snorri Sturluson's story to life in a richly textured narrative that draws on newly available sources.

A Good Horse Has No Color

Author: Nancy Marie Brown
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 9780811707046
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After several visits to study Icelandic sagas, Nancy Brown returns to Iceland to search for the perfect Icelandic horse, one she can bring back to her Pennsylvania farm and make her own.

The Moon In The Nautilus Shell

Author: Daniel B. Botkin
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 019997697X
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6. B. M. Fagan (2008). The Great Warming: Climate Change and the Rise and
Fall of Civilizations. (New York: Bloomsbury Press) and Brown, N. M. (2008). The
Far Traveler: Voyages of a Viking Woman. New York, Mariner Books: Houghton
Mifflin Harcourt. 7. Historical evidence of climate change and its effects on
civilization during the Little Ice Age are well documented in the classic book E. Le
Roy Ladurie (1971). Times of Feast, Times of Famine: A History of Climate Since
the Year ...

The Abacus And The Cross

Author: Nancy Marie Brown
Publisher: Basic Books
ISBN: 0465022952
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In The Abacus and the Cross, Nancy Marie Brown skillfully explores the new learning Gerbert brought to Europe.

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... Memoir of Darfur RC 66803 5 hours 16 minutes by Daoud Hari read by Bill
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village by Janjaweed militia and became a translator for journalists and United
Nations investigators. Reports on refugee-camp survivors and shares their tales
of genocide. Highlights the government's arming of Arab Sudanese against non-
Arabs to achieve power. Violence. 2008. The Far Traveler: Voyages of a Viking
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The Far Traveler: Voyages of a Viking Woman RC 66804 11 hours 13 minutes by
Nancy Marie Brown read by Catherine Byers Author traces the life of Gudrid, an
eleventh-century Viking woman whose journeys to Greenland, North America,
and Europe were recorded in two medieval Icelandic sagas. Draws on
archaeological evidence, scientific data, and literary accounts to reconstruct
Gudrid's travels, personal life, and the society in which she lived. 2007. Fatal
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Richard Magat Bronxville, N.Y. BOOKS BY AND FOR MEMBEI By Ruth Winter
The Far Traveler: Voyages of a Viking Woman by Nancy Marie Brown (NASW),
published by Harcourt. In the year 1000, Leif Eriksson discovered America. Five
years later his sister-in-law, Gudrid the Far-Traveler, and her second husband led
an expedition to this new land that the Vikings called Vinland. Born in Iceland
Gudrid twice tried to establish a Viking colony in North America. She lived in the
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