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Title: Cook's Crumpet. "Into the Blue: Boldly Going Where Captain Cook Has Gone Before" by Tony Horwitz. [review]
Authors: Hains, Brigid
Keywords: Australian
Book Reviews
Issue Date: Dec-2002
Publisher: Australian Book Review
Citation: Hains, Brigid 2002. Cook's Crumpet. Review of "Into the Blue: Boldly Going Where Captain Cook Has Gone Before" by Tony Horwitz. 'Australian Book Review', No 247, December, 48.
Series/Report no.: No 247
Abstract: "Into the Blue" is a rich mix of history and travelogue, sometimes too rich for easy digestion. It is long, for one thing, and the twists in mood and tone can be a little wearying. Although Horwitz could not track every part of Cook's voyages, he visits many key sites, including Tahiti, eastern Australia, New Zealand and Hawaii. The book opens with verve and humour as Horwitz spends a week on the replica "Endeavour". With a journalist's ear for a telling phrase, and a vivid historical imagination, Horwitz goes on to match accounts of Cook's travels with his own.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2328/1460
ISSN: 0155-2864
Appears in Collections:No 247 - December 2002 / January 2003

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