Sails of Fortune

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Caxton Press, 2005 - Fiction - 410 pages
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This novel details the harrowing voyage of Ferdinand Magellan's fleet as he attempted to find the rumored water route through the New World to the west.a What he and his crew of Basque, Portuguese and Spanish men found was death, hardship and glory. "
 

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Contents

A Knifes Handiwork
1
Away
16
The Warning
28
Fickle Sea
39
The Unexpected Warrior
52
Dubious Passage
70
Tiller and Sail
85
Easter Night
99
Humabons Land
235
The Fallen
253
Carvalhos Choices
269
The Victorias Captain
287
The Realm of Almanzor
306
The Valediction
328
Homebound Winds
341
A Grievous Toll
357

Chained
113
Blade of Inquisition
127
Port San Julian
143
The CaptainGenerals Judgment
157
Bay of Eleven Thousand Virgins
173
Insatiable Ocean
193
The First Islands
213
The Request
372
A Worthy Visitor
386
Epilogue
395
Glossary of Principal Characters
396
The Author
397
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Page 13 - ... north and south at a point 370 leagues west of the Cape Verde Islands in the Atlantic Ocean.

About the author (2005)

Christine Echeverria Bender has spent years researching the seldom told history of the Basque culture.  Christine resides with her family in Boise, Idaho.  This is her second novel.

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