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Amerigo : the man who gave his name to America

Author: Felipe Fernández-Armesto
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Chronicles the life and times of Florentine explorer Amerigo Vespucci, an obscure adventurer, salesman, sorcerer, and relentless borrower of others' experiences and achievements who gave his name to the continents of the New World.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Fernández-Armesto, Felipe.
Amerigo.
New York : Random House, ©2007
(OCoLC)608082366
Named Person: Amerigo Vespucci; Amerigo Vespucci; Amerigo Vespucci
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Felipe Fernández-Armesto
ISBN: 1400062810 9781400062812
OCLC Number: 74029449
Description: xxi, 231 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
Contents: The sorcerer's apprenticeship --
The prospect from exile --
The stargazer at sea --
The spellbinder's books --
Prospero prefigured --
The conjurer's stage.
Responsibility: Felipe Fernández-Armesto.
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Chronicles the life and times of Florentine explorer Amerigo Vespucci, an obscure adventurer, salesman, sorcerer, and relentless borrower of others' experiences and achievements who gave his name to the continents of the New World.

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