A Stowaway Ukulele Revealed: Richard Konter and the Byrd Polar Expedition is the unlikely and compelling story of a globe-trotting, ukulele-strumming, Brooklyn sailor named Richard Konter and his famous autographed instrument.
On a whim, several mates fly to Nepal, and ride vintage motorbikes from Kathmandu to Everest Base Camp and beyond to Tibet, and meet all manner of oddities and new friends on the way. The spectacular and bizarre are captured in vivid photographs from throughout the trip.
The story of John Devoy's 1876 Catalpa rescue is a tale of heroism, creativity, and the triumph of independent spirit in pursuit of freedom. This work tells the story from John Devoy's own records and from the ship's logbooks. It includes an introduction by Terry Golway and the personal diaries, letters, and reports from John Devoy and his men.