The spellbinding story of the year that changed our world forever. A novel that captures the passion, glory, and spectacle of the struggle for power and wealth waged by the Christians and the Moors . . . and the human tragedy and personal triumph that forever changed our world. 1492 is captivating . . . extraordinarily vivid!"--Publishers Weekly.
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