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In search of a kingdom : Francis Drake, Elizabeth I, and the perilous birth of the British Empire / Laurence Bergreen.

Bergreen, Laurence, (author.).

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  • 2 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Eckhart PL - Main LP NF 942.055 BER (Text) 840191003094419 New Items - Main Level Available -
  In Memory of: Vera Uhlig
Hussey-Mayfield Mem. PL - Zionsville LP 942.055 BERGREEN (Text) 33946003979478 New Large Print . 2nd Floor Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield L.P. 920 Bergreen (Text) 31208913229433 large print Checked out 07/26/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780063062979
  • ISBN: 0063062976
  • Physical Description: xviii, 599 pages (large print), 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
  • Edition: First Harper Large Print edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Harper Large Print, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2021]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note:
The Island and the Empire -- The Monarch and the Mystic -- "Contrary Winds and Foul Weather" -- Traitor -- Golden Hind -- "The Most Mad Seas" -- "Cruel Courtesy" -- Treasure Fleet -- Cacafuego -- Life among the Miwok -- Deliverance -- Unbroken Blue Water -- Return and Reward -- The Dragon Arrives -- Two Queens, One Throne -- Raid on Cádiz -- Signs and Portents -- Disdain, Revenge, Victory -- A "Top-Earning pirate".
Summary, etc.:
"An exploration narrative of the highest order: the bestselling author of Over the Edge of the World brings alive the extraordinary life and adventures of Sir Francis Drake, whose mastery of the seas during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I changed the course of history--as a pirate raiding Spanish galleons, as the first explorer to successfully circumnavigate the globe, and as a naval hero who defeated the Spanish Armada and reshaped the global order"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Drake, Francis, approximately 1540-1596.
Elizabeth I, Queen of England, 1533-1603.
Privateering > History > 16th century.
Voyages around the world > History > 16th century.
Explorers > Great Britain > Biography.
Admirals > Great Britain > Biography.
Great Britain > History, Naval > Tudors, 1485-1603.
Great Britain > History > Elizabeth, 1558-1603.
Genre: Large type books.

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