Book: Black Whiteness

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Black Whiteness: Admiral Byrd Alone in the Antarctic

Author: Robert Burleigh, Walter Lyon Krudop
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Publisher: Atheneum

In 1934, Admiral Richard Byrd spent a season by himself in a small cabin in Antarctica, recording the weather and confronting life, completely alone, in harsh conditions. Robert Burleigh's text is supplemented with excerpts from Admiral Byrd's firsthand account of how he survived, and dramatic illustrations capture the courage of Byrd's amazing ordeal.

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