Black Whiteness: Admiral Byrd Alone In The Antarctic
Publish Date: 2011-11-05
Author: Robert Burleigh
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In 1934, Admiral Richard Byrd spent an entire winter by himself in a small cabin in Antarctica, recording the weather and confronting life, completely alone, in harsh conditions. Robert Burleigh paints mesmerizing word pictures (Booklist) that are supplemented with excerpts from Admiral Byrds firsthand account of how he survived. This riveting account was named an Orbis Pictus Honor Book and includes dramatic, full-color illustrations capture the courage of Byrds amazing ordeal.