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About the Author
Laurence Bergreen is a prize-winning biographer and historian. His books have been translated into over 15 languages worldwide. His last book, Over the Edge of the World: Magellan’s Terrifying Circumnavigation of the Globe, was a New York Times “Notable Book” for 2003 and a bestseller. He has written for many national publications including Esquire, Newsweek, and the Chicago Tribune. Bergreen graduated from Harvard in 1972. He is a member of PEN American Center, and is a trustee of the New York Society Library. He lives in New York.