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The last voyage of Columbus : being the epic tale of the great captain's fourth expedition, including accounts of swordfight, mutiny, shipwreck, gold, war, hurricane, and discovery

Author: Martin Dugard
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Co., 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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An account of Columbus's fourth and final voyage describes the aging captain's determination to find a passage to the Orient, recounting how his efforts where challenged by shipwreck, mutiny, and political treachery.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographie
Named Person: Christopher Columbus; Cristóbal Colón; Christopher Columbus; Cristoforo Colombo
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Dugard
ISBN: 0316828831 9780316828833
OCLC Number: 56876600
Notes: Maps on lining papers.
Description: 294 pages : maps ; 25 cm
Contents: In chains --
[Pt. 1] Love and hope and sex and dreams. The voyage the whole world remembers ; The passage ; Good taste ; Power ; In which Ferdinand and Isabella realize their great mistake ; The unexpected Portuguese triumph ; Mouth of the serpent ; In the shape of a woman's breast ; Bishop and pawns --
[Pt. 2] Paradise lost. The administrator ; Tears of rage ; Shipping out ; The crossing --
[Pt. 3] Adventures of a perilous and swashbuckling nature ; The unknown ; Mosquito ; Ojeda, again ; Shipworms --
[Pt. 4] War. Dark December ; Caribbean sprint ; Barely afloat --
[Pt. 5] Cast away. Columbus's new world ; Open boat ; The Porras conspiracy ; Civil war.
Responsibility: Martin Dugard.
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