Gone Viking: A Travel Saga

September 29, 2020|
Gone Viking: A Travel Saga by Bill Arnott
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Bill Arnott guides readers on an epic literary odyssey following history's most feared and misunderstood voyageurs: the Vikings!

To "go Viking" is to embark on an epic journey. For more than eight years, Bill Arnott journeyed throughout the northern hemisphere, discovering sites Scandinavian explorers raided, traded, and settled - finding Viking history in a wider swath of the planet than most anthropologists and historians ever imagined.

With a small pack and weatherproof journal, Bill explores and writes with a journalist's eye, songwriter's prose, poet's perspective, and a comedian's take on everything else. Prepare yourself for an armchair adventure like no other!

From Europe to Asia, the Mediterranean to the British Isles, through Scandinavia to Iceland, Greenland, and the New World, with further excursions around Thor Heyerdahl's Pacific, Roald Amundsen's Arctic, and Olaf Crowbone's stormy North Atlantic, Bill takes readers on a mythic personal adventure in real time - a present-day Viking quest.

Author, poet and songwriter Bill Arnott is the author of the bestselling Gone Viking: A Travel Saga (Whistler Independent Book Awards Finalist and American Book Fest International Book Awards Finalist), Dromomania, and Wonderful Magical Words. His work has been published in literary journals in Canada, the US and UK, Europe, Asia and A...
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Title:Gone Viking: A Travel Saga
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:336 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.5 in
Shipping dimensions:336 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.5 in
Published:September 29, 2020
Publisher:RMB | Rocky Mountain Books
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781771604475

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