Francisco Pizarro

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Provides an introduction to the life of sixteenth-century Spanish explorer Francisco Pizarro, who conquered Peru while seeking a land filled with gold, silver, and other riches.
 

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Contents

Crossing the Line
4
The Land of Gold
12
The Conquest
18
After the Conquest
24
Copyright

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About the author (2004)

Thomas Streissguth is an author who grew up in the Midwest. He worked in New York in magazines for four years and as a juvenile book editor in Minneapolis for six. He has published about 40 books of non-fiction: biographies, history, geography books, and the like. His title's include: Dracula, Cleopatra, Hoaxers and Hustlers, Jack London, and Vladmir Putin.

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