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Alone: The Classic Polar Adventure
     

Alone: The Classic Polar Adventure

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by Richard E. Byrd,
 

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The harrowing and heartfelt account of an adventurer's desire to feel true peace and isolation. Richard E. Byrd spent five months alone operating the meteorological station at the advanced base camp in the long dark nights of Antarctic winter. The following autobiographical tale tells of this adventure in 1934, from which he narrowly escaped with his life after

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The harrowing and heartfelt account of an adventurer's desire to feel true peace and isolation. Richard E. Byrd spent five months alone operating the meteorological station at the advanced base camp in the long dark nights of Antarctic winter. The following autobiographical tale tells of this adventure in 1934, from which he narrowly escaped with his life after suffering carbon monoxide poisoning from a poorly ventilated stove.

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Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
This reissue of Byrd's account of a grueling five-month stay at the South Pole in 1934 includes original illustrations by Richard Harrison. (June)
Library Journal
In this 1938 volume, the great explorer recounts four months he spent alone gathering scientific data in a shack in Antarctica. The result is a remarkable story of survival and adventure. This facsimile edition is published in a blue typeface.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781447480990
Publisher:
Read Books Ltd.
Publication date:
04/16/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
306
Sales rank:
592,261
File size:
2 MB

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