Tuesday, August 7, 2012

From Hudson to Timbuctoo

Billy Shannon has an article in today's Register-Star about the recently published book Timbuctoo and its author, Tahir Shah, who visited Hudson recently: "Forgotten Hudson hero comes to light in Brit's new book." Timbuctoo tells the story of Robert Adams, an illiterate sailor from Hudson, who was the first person of European descent to enter the fabled city thought to be an African El Dorado.

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