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Ebook Looking for Marco Polo by Alan Armstrong read! Book Title: Looking for Marco Polo
The author of the book: Alan Armstrong
Edition: Random House Books for Young Readers
Date of issue: September 22nd 2009
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Reader ratings: 6.8
ISBN: 0375833218
ISBN 13: 9780375833212
Language: English
Format files: PDF
The size of the: 6.12 MB
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Newbery Honor–winning author Alan Armstrong’s latest book!

Eleven-year-old Mark's anthropologist father has disappeared in the Gobi desert while tracing Marco Polo’s ancient route from Venice to China. His mother decides they must go to Venice to petition the agency that sent Mark’s father to send out a search party. Anxious about his father and upset about spending Christmas away from home, Mark gets a bad asthma attack in the middle of the night. That’s when Doc Hornaday, an old friend of Mark’s father, makes a house call, along with a massive black Tibetan mastiff called Boss. To distract Mark from his wheezing and to pass the long Venetian night, the Doc starts to spin for Mark the tale of Marco Polo. Doc describes Marco’s travels and the boy finds himself falling under the spell of the story that has transfixed the world for centuries. Marco’s journey bolsters Mark’s courage and whets his appetite for risk and adventure, and for exposure to life in all its immense and fascinating variety.


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Ebook Looking for Marco Polo read Online! Alan Armstrong started volunteering in a friend's bookshop when he was eight. At 14, he was selling books at Brentano's. As an adult, every so often, he takes to the road in a VW bus named Zora to peddle used books. He is the editor of Forget Not Mee & My Garden, a collection of the letters of Peter Collinson, the 18th-century mercer and amateur botanist. He lives with his wife, Martha, a painter, in Massachusetts.


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Another one-time book, but it was interesting.

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ELLIOTT

This book is holding in tensions until the end!

ELLA

A charming book, a lot more!




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