Sea of Glory: America's Voyage of Discovery : the U.S. Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842
Like the award-winning "In the Heart of the Sea, Sea of Glory" combines meticulous history with spellbinding human drama as it circles the globe from the palm-fringed beaches of the South Pacific to the treacherous waters off Antarctica and to the stunning beauty of the Pacific Northwest, and, finally, to a court-martial aboard a ship anchored off New York City.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - kenno82 - LibraryThing
Philibrick sets out to raise the profile of the US Exploring Expedition, which surveyed the islands of the Pacific Ocean, the Columbia River and the largest stretch of Antarctic coastline at the time ... Read full review
Review: Sea of Glory: America's Voyage of Discovery, The US Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842User Review - Tara - Goodreads
Nathaniel Philbrick is one of my favorite authors of American history. His prose is simple and straightforward, yet beautiful at the same time. Unlike many historians, he has the ability to write ... Read full review