U.S. Exploring Expedition of 1838-1842

Sea of Glory: America's Voyage of Discovery, The U.S. Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842

Submitted by FHMaster on Sun, 01/22/2017 - 17:17

"America's first frontier was not the West; it was the sea, and no one writes more eloquently about that watery wilderness than Nathaniel Philbrick. In his bestselling In the Heart of the Sea Philbrick probed the nightmarish dangers of the vast Pacific. Now, in an epic sea adventure, he writes about one of the most ambitious voyages of discovery the Western world has ever seen--the U.S. Exploring Expedition of 1838-1842.