Over the Edge of the World

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

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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.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 458 pages
  • 137.16 x 205.74 x 33.02mm | 340.19g
  • HarperCollins
  • William Morrow & Company
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 006093638X
  • 9780060936389
  • 97,491

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-A marvelous piece of scholarship---New Zealand Heraldshow more

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