Icebound: The Jeannette Expedition's Quest for the North Pole

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iUniverse, 2006 - History - 360 pages
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A superb account of the American Navy's boldest and most tragically ill-fated effort to reach the North Pole.

"A gripping tale,"-The Washington Post

"Truly exciting,"-The Atlantic Monthly

"Beautifully executed narrative,"-Kirkus Reviews

" Uncovers intriguing new information, including the reason the expedition's full story was never revealed."-The Cleveland Plain Dealer

"Uncommonly stirring,"-John Barkham Reviews

"On all levels, a book worth reading,"-The New York Times Book Review

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Leonard F. Guttridge is drawn to exciting events. Too bad they aren't drawn to him. Guttridge has written books about two sad events of nineteenth century Arctic exploration, the Greeley expedition ... Read full review

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User Review  - waltzmn - LibraryThing

Leonard F. Guttridge is drawn to exciting events. Too bad the aren't drawn to him. Guttridge has written books about two sad events of nineteenth century Arctic exploration, the Greeley expedition ... Read full review

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