Over The Edge Of The World: Magellan's Terrifying Circumnavigation Of The Globe by Laurence BergreenOver The Edge Of The World: Magellan's Terrifying Circumnavigation Of The Globe by Laurence Bergreen

Over The Edge Of The World: Magellan's Terrifying Circumnavigation Of The Globe

byLaurence Bergreen

Paperback | November 2, 2004

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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.

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Laurence Bergreen is the author of four biographies, each considered the definitive work on its subject: Louis Armstrong: An Extravagant Life, Capone: The Man and the Era, As Thousands Cheer: The Life of Irving Berlin, and Voyage to Mars: NASA's Search for Life Beyond Earth. A graduate of Harvard University, he lives in New York City.
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Title:Over The Edge Of The World: Magellan's Terrifying Circumnavigation Of The GlobeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:512 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.82 inPublished:November 2, 2004Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:006093638X

ISBN - 13:9780060936389

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