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Anha, B. “Estavanico Dorantes - A Haiku Deck by AnHa B.” Haiku Deck: Presentation Software and Online Presentation Tools, 28 Nov. 2015, www.haikudeck.com/estavanico-dorantes--education-presentation-y7isZ8b7iy.
Esteban Dorantes, also known as Mustapha Zemmouri, is the first black explorer and adventurer in America who led an eight-year journey from Florida to California in the early sixteenth century. According to David Blight's review of Robert Goodwin's book, published in 2008 in Washington Post, he was "The Slave Who Found a New World".
Here's the link to Washingpost's article: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/12/11/AR2008121102957.html?noredirect=on
This is the book by Robert Goodwin:
Crossing the Continent, 1527-1540 by A triumph of historical detective work, Crossing the Continent is the remarkable, never-before-told story of the first black explorer and adventurer in America, Esteban Dorantes. An African slave, Dorantes led an eight-year journey from Florida to California in the early sixteenth century--three hundred years before Lewis and Clark ventured west. An extraordinary true-life saga of courage, trials, and discovery that the Philadelphia Inquirer calls, "an adventure story more thrilling than Defoe or Melville could have imagined," Crossing the Continent breaks new ground as it challenges the traditional view of American history.
Call Number: ON ORDER
Publication Date: 2009-09-22