cover image Mysterious History of Columbus: An Exploration of the Man, the Myth, the Legacy

Mysterious History of Columbus: An Exploration of the Man, the Myth, the Legacy

John Noble Wilford, Author Vintage Books USA $12 (315p) ISBN 978-0-679-73832-9

Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times reporter Wilford sifts through 500 years of legend, history and social theory to successfully tell ``the story of the story of Columbus.'' Illustrations. (Oct.)