A land so strange the epic journey of Cabeza de Vaca : : the extraordinary tale of a shipwrecked Spaniard who walked across America in the sixteenth century

Title A land so strange the epic journey of Cabeza de Vaca : : the extraordinary tale of a shipwrecked Spaniard who walked across America in the sixteenth century
Names Reséndez, Andrés.
Book Number DB068086
Title Status Active
Medium Digital Book
Annotation Historian profiles Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca, who, with three others, survived a failed 1528 Spanish expedition to Florida. Describes the group's harrowing passage across the Gulf of Mexico, years of captivity in what later became Texas, and trek through the wilderness to the Pacific coast. Violence. 2007.
Narrator Toren, Suzanne.
Local Subject Adult Book - AD
Adult Non-Fiction - AN
Short Book - SH
Biography & Autobiography - BIO
Biography - Historical - BIH
Adventure Non-Fiction - ADVNF
Biography - Adventure - BIAD
History, United States - HUS
History - HST
Audience Notes Female narrator.
Contains violence.
LC Subject Explorers - America - Biography
Explorers - Spain - Biography
Indians - First contact with Europeans
Indians, Treatment of - America - History
America - Discovery and exploration - Spanish
Call Number 970.016092 ANF
Language English
Released 2007
Publication Info Washington, D.C. : National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress, 2007 (American Foundation for the Blind, recording studio).
Original Publication Recorded from: New York : Basic Books, c2007. 9780465068401
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