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A scrappy teenage boy stowed away on Byrd's Antarctic expedition.
"The Stowaway" by Laurie Gwen Shapiro

Categorized as: Other
Event tags: Books, Bookstore, History, Booksigning

Description:

A New York journalist tells the true story of how on fhe night before the expedition’s flagship launched, Billy Gawronski—a skinny, first generation New York City high schooler desperate to escape a dreary future in the family upholstery business—jumped into the Hudson River and snuck aboard. Could he get away with it?

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