Over the Edge of the World
Over the Edge of the World Magellan's Terrifying Circumnavigation of the Globe
By Laurence Bergreen
Paperback, 458 pp
From the Publisher:
In 1519, Magellan, five ships, and more than two hundred men set sail from Spain to find a water route to the Spice Islands. Despite suffering starvation, disease, torture, and death, they discovered the passageway known today as the Strait of Magellan. Bestselling author Laurence Bergreen takes readers on a spellbinding voyage as he interweaves a variety of candid, first-person accounts, some previously unavailable in English.
"Over the Edge of the World" is a captivating tale of a tenacious captain and the most daring discovery of an era.
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