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Over the Edge of the World

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The riveting story of Ferdinand Magellan’s historic 60,000-mile ocean voyage “Prodigious research, sure-footed prose and vivid descriptions make for a thoroughly satisfying account… it is all here in the wondrous detail, a first-rate historical page turner.”– New York Times Book Review 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.

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