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Chronicle of the Narvaez Expedition

by Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca
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This riveting true story is the first major narrative detailing the exploration of North America by Spanish conquistadors (1528-1536). The author, Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca, was a fortune-seeking Spanish nobleman and the treasurer of an expedition sent to claim for Spain a vast area of todays southern United States. In simple, straightforward prose, Cabeza de Vaca chroni