Diana & Michael Preston: "A Pirate of Exquisite Mind" (Walker)

Diana & Michael Preston: "A Pirate of Exquisite Mind" (Walker)

The story of William Dampier, explorer, naturalist, and pirate. Dampier's travels influenced Charles Darwin, pre-dated Captain James Cook and William Bligh, and was the inspiration for Jonathan Swift and Daniel Defoe.

The story of William Dampier, explorer, naturalist, and pirate. Dampier's travels influenced Charles Darwin, pre-dated Captain James Cook and William Bligh, and was the inspiration for Jonathan Swift and Daniel Defoe.

Guests

Diana Preston

is the author of numerous books including "Lusitania: An Epic Tragedy" and "The Boxer Rebellion"

Michael Preston

is an historian and traveler.

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