Synopses & Reviews
Over a thirteen month period between 1893-1894 Joshua Slocum became the first person to circumnavigate the globe by himself. This remarkable journey, which inspired many other sailing enthusiasts to do the same, is detailed in this memoir. Filled with numerous illustrations, Sailing Alone Around the World is a real-life nautical tale of adventure filled with perilous encounters. A classic story of self-determination, Sailing Alone Around the World will thrill and delight readers of all ages.