Christopher Columbus : And How He Received and Imparted the Spirit of Discovery

Justin Winsor

Wanda McCaddon (Narrator)

03-01-92

16hrs 19min

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Nonfiction/Biography & Autobiography

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03-01-92

16hrs 19min

Abridgement

Unabridged

Genre

Nonfiction/Biography & Autobiography

Description

This classic biography should be mandatory reading for all academicians. Winsor, a historian, poet, literary critic, and fiction writer, retraces every important aspect of Columbus’ fascinating life, from his family origins to his beliefs and convictions. Columbus emerges as a living, breathing human being with passions and ideas: a man possessing intellect and imagination enough to believe that the earth was round, not flat. Winsor’s opus represents an honest search for the truth.

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Language English
Release Day Feb 29, 1992
Release Date March 1, 1992
Release Date Machine 699408000
Imprint Blackstone Publishing
Provider Blackstone Publishing
Categories Biographies & Memoirs, Adventurers, Explorers & Survival, Most Popular, Most Popular, Nonfiction - Adult, Nonfiction - All
Author Bio
Justin Winsor

Justin Winsor (1831–1897) was a prominent writer, librarian, and historian. He published his first book, A History of the Town of Duxbury, during his freshman year at Harvard. He contributed to many periodicals, and, in addition to editing many smaller works, edited some of the most important historical works of the nineteenth century.

Narrator Bio
Wanda McCaddon

Wanda McCaddon (d. 2023) narrated well over six hundred titles for major audiobook publishers, sometimes with the pseudonym Nadia May or Donada Peters. She earned the prestigious Audio Award for best narration and numerous Earphones Awards. She was named a Golden Voice by AudioFile magazine.

Overview

This classic biography should be mandatory reading for all academicians. Winsor, a historian, poet, literary critic, and fiction writer, retraces every important aspect of Columbus’ fascinating life, from his family origins to his beliefs and convictions. Columbus emerges as a living, breathing human being with passions and ideas: a man possessing intellect and imagination enough to believe that the earth was round, not flat. Winsor’s opus represents an honest search for the truth.

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