In 1874, Stevenson left Edinburgh for San Francisco to join his fiancee. A shrewd and sympathetic observer, he produced the best account ever written of the passage to the New World.
- Auteur:Stevenson, Robert LouisSommaire:
- Auteur:Mallory, EnidSommaire:
In 1907, a shy bank clerk sent a collection of his poems south from the Yukon to be privately published and shared with a small group of friends. Fate intervened, however, and Robert Service became a household name across North America...
- Auteur:Murphy, JimSommaire:
Combines an account of Robert Louis Stevenson's experiences as he traveled from New York to California by train in 1879 and a description of the building and operation of railroads in nineteenth-century America.
- Auteur:Johnson, SamuelSommaire:
In 1773, a 63 year old literary giant and a 32 year old Scottish lawyer set out on horseback to travel the roads of Scotland.