Over the Edge of the World: Magellan's Terrifying Circumnavigation of the Globe (Paperback)
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Short Description for Over the Edge of the World A voyage into history, a tour of the world emerging from the Middle Ages, a chronicle of a desperate grab for commercial and political power, and more, this captivating tale rivals the most exciting thriller fiction.
- Published: 02 November 2004
- Format: Paperback 512 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780060936389 ISBN 10: 006093638X
- Sales rank: 37,612
Full description for Over the Edge of the World
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.