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A Mapmaker's Dream: The Meditations of Fra Mauro, Cartographer to the Court of Venice
by James Cowan | Literature & Fiction
Registered by dancing-dog of Cordova, Tennessee USA on Sunday, June 17, 2012
Average 6 star rating by BookCrossing Members 

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Journal Entry 1 by dancing-dog from Cordova, Tennessee USA on Sunday, June 17, 2012

7 out of 10

I'm not really sure what I thought of this book. I found I had to read it in small pieces - maybe to try to digest the contemplative and philosophical musings of Fra Mauro. I think the author did a good job regarding capturing the possible thoughts of a monk accomplishing his life's work in seclusion in a monastery. 


Journal Entry 2 by dancing-dog at Cordova, Tennessee USA on Saturday, August 04, 2012

This book has not been rated.

Released 1 yr ago (8/2/2012 UTC) at Cordova, Tennessee USA

CONTROLLED RELEASE NOTES:

Sending this to bookstogive for the Round Robin Readers (May). 


Journal Entry 3 by wingbookstogivewing at Springville, Tennessee USA on Saturday, August 04, 2012

This book has not been rated.

I received this book as part of the Round Robin Readers, thanks so much! I am looking forward to reading it and then passing it on. 


Journal Entry 4 by wingbookstogivewing at Springville, Tennessee USA on Monday, September 17, 2012

6 out of 10

This was a difficult book to read and like dancing-dog I had to read it in small amounts. It is about a monk Fra Mauro who is a mapmaker and he gets all his info from visitors who tell him about their fantastic travels.

Now ready for a new reader 


Journal Entry 5 by wingbookstogivewing at In the Ship's Library in Celebrity Eclipse, -- Ports, Waterways & Ships -- Caribbean Sea on Wednesday, October 31, 2012

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Released 1 yr ago (12/2/2012 UTC) at In the Ship's Library in Celebrity Eclipse, -- Ports, Waterways & Ships -- Caribbean Sea

WILD RELEASE NOTES:

Releasing on the Celebrity Eclipse cruise ship during my vacation. I hope it can find a new appreciative reader and travel the world.

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