Before Columbus: The Americas of 1491 (Hardcover)

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A companion book for young readers based on 1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus, the groundbreaking bestseller by Charles C. Mann.

About the Author

Charles C. Mann is the author of 1491, which won the U.S. National Academy of Sciences’ Keck award for the best book of the year. A correspondent for The Atlantic Monthly, Science, and Wired, he has covered the intersection of science, technology, and commerce for many newspapers and magazines here and abroad, including the New York Times, Vanity Fair, the Washington Post, and more.  In addition to 1491, he was the co-author of four other non-fiction books. He is now working on a companion volume to 1491. His website is

Product Details
ISBN: 9781416949008
ISBN-10: 1416949003
Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: September 8th, 2009
Pages: 128
Language: English
Series: Downtown Bookworks Books