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The Secret of Jeanne Baret

Strahinich, Helen


In 1767, Jeanne Baret, a French girl, disguised herself as a boy and signed up as botanist's assistant aboard an exploration ship bound for the South Pacific with 200 crewmen. THE SECRET OF JEANNE BARET tells the true, untold story of the first woman ever to circumnavigate the Earth. This real-life adventuress with big dreams and amazing grit had been lost to history. . . . until now.

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