Great Journeys Shipwrecked Men - Nez Cabeza De Vaca, Alvar, and De, Vaca Alvar
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The original disaster narrative, The Shipwrecked Men by Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca (c.1492-c.1560) tells how a confident, well-equipped Spanish expedition to explore the Florida mainland came utterly to grief through arrogance, storms and bad luck, leaving a handful of survivors to stagger to Mexico City some years later. Great Journeys allows readers to travel both around the planet and back through the centuries - but also back into ideas and worlds frightening, ruthless and cruel in different ways from our own. Few ...

Great Journeys Shipwrecked Men 2007, Penguin UK

ISBN-13: 9780141025360

Mass-market paperback