Jason Goodwin’s books include A Time for Tea: Travels Through China and India in Search of Tea; On Foot to the Golden Horn: A Walk to Istanbul; andLords of the Horizons: A History of the Ottoman Empire.
Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Modern Library On Sale: December 4, 2001 Price: $13.95
Marco Polo’s account of his journey throughout the East in the thirteenth century was one of the earliest European travel narratives, and it remains the most important. The merchant-traveler from Venice, the first to cross the entire continent of Asia, provided us with accurate descriptions of life in China, Tibet, India...
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