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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.).

Available copies

  • 7 of 8 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

1 current hold with 8 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch B DRAKE BER (Text) 34207002373562 Adult Non-Fiction Biographies Available -
Clinton PL - Clinton B DRAKE (Text) 36806002122156 NEW ITEMS Available -
Danville-Center Twp PL - Danville 942.05 Ber (Text) 32604070211509 DCTPLD AD Non-Fiction Reshelving -
Hussey-Mayfield Mem. PL - Zionsville B DRAKE, FRANCIS BERGREEN (Text) 33946003981938 New Books . 2nd Floor Available -
Lebanon PL - Lebanon 942.055 BERGREEN (Text) 34330513515842 Adult - Non-Fiction Available -
North Webster Comm. PL - North Webster 942.05 BER (Text) 72436000095409 Adult nonfiction Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 920 Bergreen (Text) 31208913229409 non-fiction Checked out 10/07/2021
West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette 942.055 BER (Text) 31951004575194 Main Floor - New Arrivals Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062875358
  • ISBN: 0062875353
  • ISBN: 9780062875365
  • ISBN: 0062875361
  • Physical Description: xviii, 440 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: [New York, New York] : Custom House, [2021]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [405]-425) and index.
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.
HISTORY / United States / General.
Genre: Biography.
Biographies.

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