Richard E Byrd (1888-1957), was an American naval officer and explorer. Originally published in 1938, 'Alone' provides a gripping account of his second expedition to Antarctica in 1934. Contents: Richard E. Byrd; Preface; 1933: The Idea; March: The Decision; April i: God of 2.5; April ii: The Night; May i: The intimation; May ii: The Blow; June i: Despair; June ii: The Struggle; June iii: The Proposal; July i: Cold; July ii: The Tractors; August: The Searchlight. Many early books are becoming extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing this classic work, which has been carefully selected for its interest and relevance to a modern audience, in a high quality and affordable edition. It features a specially written concise biography and reproductions of the artwork from the original text.