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!


Panelist
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....


Book:
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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