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Five black ships : a novel of the discoverers

Author: Napoleón Baccino Ponce de León
Publisher: New York : Harcourt Brace, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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The sea voyage around the world by Magellan, the Portuguese navigator, in 1519, recreated by a Uruguayan writer. The epic is narrated by the fool of the fleet, Juanillo, a Jewish jester converted to Christianity during the Spanish inquisition. The novel won the Novela Casa de las Americas award.
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Genre/Form: Sea stories
Historical fiction
Fiction
Named Person: Fernão de Magalhães
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Napoleón Baccino Ponce de León
ISBN: 0151562962 9780151562961
OCLC Number: 29030093
Notes: "A Helen and Kurt Wolff book."
Description: 347 pages ; 24 cm
Other Titles: Maluco.
Responsibility: Napoléon Baccino Ponce de León ; translated by Nick Caistor.

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The sea voyage around the world by Magellan, the Portuguese navigator, in 1519, recreated by a Uruguayan writer. The epic is narrated by the fool of the fleet, Juanillo, a Jewish jester converted to Christianity during the Spanish inquisition. The novel won the Novela Casa de las Americas award.

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