Over the Edge of the World

Over the Edge of the World

Magellan's Terrifying Circumnavigation of the Globe

Downloadable Audiobook - 2003
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In 1519 Captain General Ferdinand Magellan and his fleet set sale on an epic journey that would irrevocably alter the path of history. Now, for the first time award-winning biographer and journalist Laurence Bergreen masterfully interweaves previously unavailable first-person accounts that bring to vivid life Magellan's circumnavigation of the globe. In rich, absorbing prose Bergreen captivatingly details the mutinies, discoveries, deaths, and political betrayals throughout a voyage that proves as spellbinding and shocking today as it did in the sixteenth century.
Publisher: [North Kingstown, R.I.] : BBC Audiobooks America, 2003.
ISBN: 9780792743958
0792743954
Additional Contributors: Jerome, Timothy
Summary: In 1519 Captain General Ferdinand Magellan and his fleet set sale on an epic journey that would irrevocably alter the path of history. Now, for the first time award-winning biographer and journalist Laurence Bergreen masterfully interweaves previously unavailable first-person accounts that bring to vivid life Magellan's circumnavigation of the globe. In rich, absorbing prose Bergreen captivatingly details the mutinies, discoveries, deaths, and political betrayals throughout a voyage that proves as spellbinding and shocking today as it did in the sixteenth century.

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