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From Paris to New York by Land

By: Harry De Windt
Published By: Double9 Books
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"From Paris to New York by Land" by Harry De Windt is a thrilling travelogue chronicling his extraordinary transcontinental journey from Paris to New York. Embarking on a daring expedition, De Windt takes readers on an exhilarating adventure across continents, traversing vast landscapes and encountering diverse cultures along the way. As a travel memoir, the book vividly captures De Windt's experiences as he navigates the challenges of land travel, braving rugged terrain and unpredictable weather conditions. From the bustling streets of Paris to the towering skyscrapers of New York, De Windt offers readers a fascinating glimpse into the diverse landscapes and vibrant cultures of North America and Europe. Through his engaging narrative and vivid descriptions, De Windt transports readers to the heart of his journey, immersing them in the excitement of exploration and discovery. From the intricate network of railroads to the untamed beauty of the American frontier, "From Paris to New York by Land" is a captivating account of one man's remarkable odyssey across continents.

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Harry De Windt

Captain Harry Willes Darell de Windt FRGS served as aide-de-camp to his brother-in-law Charles Brooke, Rajah of Sarawak (Harry's sister Margaret was Brooke's wife), and is best known as an explorer and travel writer. His writings were published under the name Harry de Windt. Harry de Windt was the son of Captain Joseph Clayton Jennyns de Windt of Blunsdon Hall, near Swindon and Highworth in Wiltshire, England. He was admitted to Magdalene College, Cambridge, in 1875, but did not pursue a degree, instead traveling with his brother-in-law from 1876-1878. His first wife was Frances Laura Arabella Long, sister of the 1st Viscount Long of Wraxall, whom he married in London in 1882. They got divorced in 1888. This union produced one child, a daughter named Margaret Maude. Harry married Hilda Frances E Clark, daughter of the Reverend Professor William Robinson Clark, in 1899; she died in 1924. In 1927, Harry married the actress Charlotte Elizabeth Ihle, also known as Elaine Inescourt.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2024
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 238 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9362207486
  • ISBN-13: 9789362207487
  • Item Weight: 357g
  • Dimension: 216 x 140 x 13.3mm
  • Country of Origin: India
  • Age: 13+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type: Fiction / Thrillers / General