Nathaniel's Nutmeg: Or, the True and Incredible Adventures of the Spice Trader Who Changed the Course of History

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Price
$21.00  $19.32
Publisher
Picador USA
Publish Date
Pages
400
Dimensions
5.4 X 8.1 X 1.0 inches | 1.0 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781250069283

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About the Author

Giles Milton is a writer and journalist. He has contributed articles to most of the British national newspapers as well as many foreign publications, and specializes in the history of travel and exploration. In the course of his researches, he has traveled extensively in Europe, North Africa, the Middle East, and the Americas. His works of nonfiction include White Gold, Samurai William, and the bestselling Nathaniel's Nutmeg. He is the author of the novel Edward Trencom's Nose.

Reviews

"A rousing historical romp." --The New York Times Book Review

"[Nathaniel's Nutmeg] deftly and arrestingly captures the sorry history of the European lust for nutmeg and its devastating impact on the Spice Islands....Milton is a storyteller of the first rank." --Kirkus Reviews

"Milton's book tells an absorbing story of perilous voyages, greed and political machinations in the Age of Exploration." --Publishers Weekly