Alone Author:Byrd, Richard E. Alone is Richard E. Byrd's story of the five months he spent in absolute isolation at Advance Base, a tiny hut far south of Lttle America. — Unquestionably, ALONE has achieved a prmanent place on the pinnacle of truly great accounts of human bravery and endurance. Its record of discovery and exploration encompasses more than geographical investi... more »gation; ALONE is the courageous journey into the dark unknown of man's unconquerable human spirit. Moving, intimate, crowded with the dangers of death and deprivation, Admiral Byrd's fascinating story points the way toward an inner strength and fortitude the world need now more than ever before.
Admiral Byrd has written something more than a mere historical account of a personal phase of polar exploration.« less