Over the Edge of the World: Magellan's Terrifying Circumnavigation of the Globe

Over the Edge of the World: Magellan's Terrifying Circumnavigation of the Globe

By: Bergreen, Laurence

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The riveting story of Ferdinand Magellan's historic 60,000-mile ocean voyage

"Prodigious research, sure-footed prose and vivid descriptions make for a thoroughly satisfying account... it is all here in the wondrous detail, a first-rate historical page turner."-- New York Times Book Review

Ferdinand Magellan's daring circumnavigation of the globe in the sixteenth century was a three-year odyssey filled with sex, violence, and amazing adventure. Now in Over the Edge of the World, prize-winning biographer and journalist Laurence Bergreen entwines a variety of candid, firsthand accounts, bringing to life this groundbreaking and majestic tale of discovery that changed both the way explorers would henceforth navigate the oceans and history itself.

Title: Over the Edge of the World: Magellan's Terrifying Circumnavigation of the Globe

Author Name: Bergreen, Laurence

Categories: Adventure,

Publisher: Perennial / HarperCollins: November 2004

ISBN Number: 006093638X

ISBN Number 13: 9780060936389

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Used - Good

Seller ID: 347072