The Explorer Gene

The Explorer Gene

How Three Generations of One Family Went Higher, Deeper, and Further Than Any Before

Book - 2013
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In The Explorer Gene, Tom Cheshire asks how three generations of one family achieved such extraordinary feats, often with the consensus against them. None of the Piccards set out to explore: Auguste was a physicist, Jacques an economist and Bertrand a psychiatrist. Was it fate, a famous family name -- or their explorer gene?
Publisher: New York, NY : Marble Arch Press, 2013
Edition: First Marble Arch Press hardcover edition
ISBN: 9781476730271
147673027X
Branch Call Number: 910.922 C5243e 2013
Characteristics: xvi, 301 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

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Tom Cheshire asks how three generations of one family achieved such extraordinary feats, often with the consensus against them. None of the Piccards set out to explore: Auguste was a physicist, Jacques an economist and Bertrand a psychiatrist. Was it fate, a famous family name -- or their explore... Read More »


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