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|Title||:||The Far Traveler: Voyages of a Viking Woman|
|Author||:||Nancy Marie Brown|
|Publisher||:||Houghton Mifflin Harcourt|
|Number of Pages||:||306|
|Category||:||History, Non fiction, Biography, Medieval, Travel, Historical|
PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC The Far Traveler: Voyages of a Viking Woman Five hundred years before Columbus a Viking woman named Gudrid sailed off the edge of the known world She landed in the New World and lived there for three years giving birth to a baby before sailing home Or so the Icelandic sagas say Even after archaeologists found a Viking longhouse in Newfoundland no one believed that the details of Gudrid s story were true Then in a team of scientists discovered what may have been this pioneering woman s last house buried under a hay field in Iceland just where the sagas suggested it could be 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 the then known world She also sheds new light on the society that gave rise to a woman even more extraordinary than legend has painted her and illuminates the reasons for its collapse .