Tucson Festival of Books

History the Hard Way

In the same week Americans first walked on the moon, two men completed a very different quest here on earth: they crossed the Atlantic Ocean in rowboats. Alone. What drove them? What were the rewards? Historian James R. Hansen was wondering those things himself!

James Hansen

James R. Hansen is a Professor Emeritus of History at Auburn University and the author of "Completely Mad: The Epic Tale of the Race to be First Across the Atlantic Solo in a Rowboat."  An expert in the history of flight, Dr....

Completely Mad
Tom McClean, John Fairfax, and the Epic Race to Row Solo Across the Atlantic
James Hansen
History / Biography
Pegasus Books
July 2023
ISBN 9781639364176
384 pages
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