The Mysterious History of Columbus: An Exploration of the Man, the Myth, the Legacy

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Knopf, 1991 - Biography & Autobiography - 318 pages
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An enthralling portrait of a man who changed the world 500 years ago. A Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist for The New York Times, guides us through the mists of legend, calumny, hero worship, and pure invention that have surrounded this renowned explorer to show us the demythologized Columbus of today. 3 Maps.

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an excellent book - well written with some great insights into Columbus and the circumstances around his life. Read full review

Contents

An Exclamation of Discovery
3
His Shining Hour
19
Witnesses to History
31
Copyright

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About the author (1991)

John Noble Wilford is a science correspondent for "The New York Times. "He lives in New York.

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