Columbus by Laurence Bergreen audiobook

Columbus: The Four Voyages, 1492-1504

By Laurence Bergreen
Read by Tim Jerome

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18.24 Hours 1
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From New York Times best-selling author Laurence Bergreen comes a mesmerizing new account of Christopher Columbus. In rich detail Bergreen re-creates each of the explorer's four voyages and the historical background of his controversial career. Drawing on the vivid descriptions of contemporaneous journals, this breathtaking account will appeal to readers of Bergreen's previous biographies and to fans of Nathaniel Philbrick, Simon Winchester, and Tony Horwitz.

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From New York Times best-selling author Laurence Bergreen comes a mesmerizing new account of Christopher Columbus. In rich detail Bergreen re-creates each of the explorer's four voyages and the historical background of his controversial career. Drawing on the vivid descriptions of contemporaneous journals, this breathtaking account will appeal to readers of Bergreen's previous biographies and to fans of Nathaniel Philbrick, Simon Winchester, and Tony Horwitz.

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Author Bio: Laurence Bergreen

Author Bio: Laurence Bergreen

Laurence Bergreen is the author of several award-winning biographies, including those of Louis Armstrong, Al Capone, Irving Berlin, and James Agee, each considered the definitive work on its subject. He has written for many national publications, including Esquire and Newsweek, taught at the New School for Social Research, and served as assistant to the president of the Museum of Television and Radio in New York. He has also served as a nonfiction judge for the National Book Awards and as a judge for the PEN/Albrand Nonfiction Award. Voyage to Mars became an NBC-TV television movie in 2002. Bergreen lives in New York City.

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Available Formats : CD
Category: Nonfiction/History
Runtime: 18.24
Audience: Adult
Language: English