Over the Edge of the World Paperback – 1 Mar 2004
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OVER THE EDGE OF THE WORLD is garnering fantastic pre-publication praise:
‘Journalist Bergreen… superbly recreates Portuguese navigator Ferdinand Magellan's obsessive 16th-century quest, an ill-fated journey that altered Europe's perception of the planet… Illuminating the Age of Discovery, Bergreen writes this powerful tale of adventure with a strong presence and rich detail.’ PUBLISHERS WEEKLY
‘A vivid account of Magellan's star-crossed voyage around the world nearly five centuries ago….Very nicely written through and through, and a pleasure for students of world exploration.’ KIRKUS REVIEWS
‘A cracking good tale.’ LIBRARY JOURNAL
About the Author
Laurence Bergreen is the author of the highly acclaimed biographies Capone: The Man and his Era, As Thousands Cheer: The Life of Irving Berlin, James Agee: A Life and Louis Armstrong: An Extravagant Life. His most recent book is the story of NASA’s quest For Mars.