Ada BlackJack: A True Story of Survival in the Arctic
Now available as an ebook, the gripping and inspiring tale of a woman's survival alone in the Arctic.
In 1921, four men and one woman ventured deep into the Arctic. Two years later, only one returned.
When 23-year-old Inuit Ada Blackjack signed on as a seamstress for a top-secret Arctic expedition, her goal was simple: earn money and find a husband. But her terrifying experiences -- both in the wild and back in civilization -- comprise one of the most amazing untold adventures of the 20th century. Based on a wealth of unpublished materials, including Ada's never-before-seen diaries, bestselling author Jennifer Niven narrates this true story of an unheralded woman who became an unlikely hero.
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Ada Blackjack: a true story of survival in the ArcticUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Was there ever a polar expedition that went smoothly, accomplished its goals, and brought back every team member alive? Are there any books written about them? Maybe so, but you'd hardly know it ... Read full review
Too long for story, in context of polar exploration hardly a footnote, Eskimo woman just not interesting enough central figure if man no attention.. Better works on polar exploration Niven's own earlier Ice Master, Wilbur Cross, Disaster at the Pole, Alden Todd, Abandoned, Richard Byrd, Alone, Wally Hebert, The Noose of Laurels, Alfred Lansing, enduranace.