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

Magellan's Terrifying Circumnavigation of the Globe

By Laurence Bergreen

William Morrow & Company, 9780060936389, 512pp.

Publication Date: November 2, 2004

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Description

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.



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

“A marvelous piece of scholarship”
-New Zealand Herald

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