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 - JBD1 - LibraryThing
Well, if nothing else, Philbrick sure makes the entire U.S. Ex. Ex. seem like one giant rat's nest of infighting, backbiting, and complete and utter unpleasantness. This is a detailed study of the ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - untraveller - LibraryThing
Excellent! Philbrick is a great writer. My only wish would be for a list of characters in the plot. When it gets this convoluted, a reminder list is helpful. Read full review