21 Balloons, The by William Pène du Bois

On August 15, 1883, Professor William Waterman Sherman leaves San Francisco in a large hot air balloon. His hope is to spend the year sailing tranquilly over the Pacific Ocean. Three weeks after departure, Sherman is found adrift in the Atlantic Ocean amidst the wreckage of 20 deflated balloons and its platform. What happened in … Continue reading 21 Balloons, The by William Pène du Bois