Sailing Alone Around the World (Paperback)
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Short Description for Sailing Alone Around the World Remarkable maritime classic -- by the first person to circumnavigate the globe single-handedly -- describes the savages, stormy waters, coral reefs, and other harrowing events encountered during the three-year voyage.
- Published: 28 March 2003
- Format: Paperback 320 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780486419367 ISBN 10: 0486419363
- Sales rank: 1,039,995
Full description for Sailing Alone Around the World
Maritime classic recounts the remarkable tale of the first person to circumnavigate the globe single-handedly. New England sea captain Joshua Slocum tells of encountering "the worst murderer in Tierra del Fuego," foiling a nocturnal attack by savages, being submerged by a great wave off the Patagonian coast, and other harrowing events during his 3-year voyage.