Admiral Richard Byrd (Paperback)
Alone in the Antarctic (833)
Young Voyageur, 9780760354353, 224pp.
Publication Date: September 1, 2017
Also known as the aviator that flew over The North Pole, Richard Byrd’sexploits of exploration reached The South Pole, as well! Admiral Richard Byrd truly left his mark on the world, and remains one of the greatest explorers and survivors to set foot in the Arctic and Antarctic.
This incredible biography of one of the most renown Arctic explorers in history chronicles Byrd's 1934 journey into the frozen south, and his desperate bid to survive the harsh Antarctic landscape. During his voyage, Byrd became hopelessly lost in the frozen tundra. Byrd was separated from his crew for an astonishing six months in unforgiving, 60 degree below zero temperatures. Byrd’s story is one of courage, fortitude, and the indominable human spirit. A must have for anyone with a taste for adventure!
About the Author
After a career in engineering and World War II service in intelligence, Paul Rink turned to writing, including books for teens, magazine articles, and television scripts.