LONE ADVENTURER: The Story of Sir Francis Chichester by John Rowland

LONE ADVENTURER: The Story of Sir Francis Chichester

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KIRKUS REVIEW

Author-adventurer Chichester has chronicled his own exploits as well as, in The Lonely Sea and the Sky, the circumstances of his early life at school and in New Zealand; closely but not scrupulously following these accounts. Mr. Rowland has compressed the whole into 140 pages, retaining the routes and the crises but suppressing all the personal flavor and many relevant particulars. Neither does he project, as Chichester himself does, a sense of why this man chose to go it alone, both by plane and by boat. The feats were exciting, the recital is flat.

Pub Date: Feb. 17th, 1969
Publisher: Roy