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Brutal Journey

Cabeza de Vaca and the Epic First Crossing of North America

by Paul Schneider

  • 339 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Holt Paperbacks .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Europe - Spain & Portugal,
  • Expeditions & Discoveries,
  • North American,
  • History / General,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages384
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7933303M
    ISBN 100805083200
    ISBN 109780805083200

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    —The New York Times Book Review. A gripping survival epic, Brutal Journey tells the story of an army of would-be conquerors, bound for glory, who landed in Florida in But only four of the four hundred would survive: eight years and some five thousand miles later, three Spaniards and a black Moroccan wandered out of the wilderness to the 5/5(1). Brutal Journey The Epic Story of the First Crossing of North America (Book): Schneider, Paul: This book tells the story of an army of would-be conquerors who came to the New World on the heels of Cortés. Bound for glory, they landed in Florida in But only four of the four hundred would survive: eight years and a 5,mile journey later, three Spaniards and a black .

    Get this from a library! Brutal journey: Cabeza de Vaca and the epic first crossing of North America. [Paul Schneider] -- This book tells the story of an army of would-be conquerors who came to the New World on the heels of Cortés. Bound for glory, they landed in Florida in But only four of the four hundred would. Discussion of “Brutal Journey” by Paul Schneider; reviewed By John Neukamm. From the New York Times: A gripping survival epic, Brutal Journey tells the story of an army of would-be conquerors, bound for glory, who landed in Florida in


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"Schneider's thorough research and vivid writing create a fast-paced, moving story, one that is difficult to believe and impossible to forget." -- The New York Times Book Review A gripping survival epic, Brutal Journey tells the story of an army of would-be conquerors, bound for glory, who landed in Florida in Cited by: 7.

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Book; genre. Nonfiction, Historical; Ina Spanish military expedition floundered going from present-day Florida to Texas. Attacked by Indians and fever, the starving Author: Will Boisvert. Paul Schneider is the acclaimed author of Bonnie and Clyde, Brutal Journey, The Enduring Shore, and The Adirondacks, a New York Times Book Review Notable Book.

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