• Christopher Columbus: A Life from Beginning to End

  • By: Hourly History
  • Narrated by: Nate Sjol
  • Length: 1 hr and 3 mins
  • Categories: History, Europe
  • 4.7 out of 5 stars (12 ratings)
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Publisher's Summary

Everyone knows who Christopher Columbus is, and everyone knows what he discovered and what he is famous for. Who, really, is this man, so shrouded in mystery? Columbus would tell you he was inspired by God to make his voyages, and it takes a brave soul indeed to sail out into the ocean blue where no one has gone before.

Inside you will read about....

  • Early life
  • The Silk Road and beyond
  • Columbus' quest for a voyage
  • First voyage
  • Second voyage
  • Third and fourth voyages
  • Governor of the Indies
  • And much more!

In this audiobook, you'll find out all about this most remarkable of men. You will uncover why he thought it so important to never give up on his dream and how impossible his struggles became with each voyage he made. What was it like to sail over the edge of the ocean? This was a voyage not just anyone could undertake. It was the bravery and the brilliance of a man like Christopher Columbus who would make his dream come true and inspire a world to follow him.

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Awesome

Short and digestible nugget of historical wisdom. Chapter 7 was really cool. Definitely gonna reread it again at some point. Very therapeutic to listen to.

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good read

Overall good read but altogether much too short. left me wanting to explore more of the explorer! So much more to know. Maybe records are hard to come by.