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In 1271, a pampered teenager joined his father and uncle on one of the greatest adventures of all times. Little did Marco Polo realize that he would be leaving the secure world of upper crust Venice for twenty four years of wandering the exotic lands of Asia, a world almost totally unknown to Europeans, and living at the fabled court of the notorious Kublai Kahn. Marco Polo’s life and travels read like an adventure worthy of Tolkien, and his experiences remain one of the earliest accounts of the meeting of two great and complex cultures. Tune in tonight when Inquiry talks with prizewinning author and historian LAURENCE BERGREEN about his endlessly fascinating book MARCO POLO: FROM VENICE TO XANADU.