Ghosts of Cape Sabine: The Harrowing True Story of the Greely Expedition

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Berkley Books, 2000 - Arctic regions - 354 pages
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The ill-fated 1881 effort to establish an American fort in the Arctic is chronicled in full detail, covering the terrible saga of starvation, mutiny, suicide, shipwreck, execution, and cannibalism that destroyed nineteen of the original twenty-five explorers. Reprint.

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User Review  - amerynth - LibraryThing

Unfortunately, I found Leonard F. Guttridge's "Ghosts of Cape Sabine" too poorly written to enjoy. This should have been a great, epic tale of the Greeley expedition's misfortunes while spending years ... Read full review

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User Review  - waltzmn - LibraryThing

Whom the Arctic destroys, it first drives mad. That is the sad truth of nineteenth and early twentieth century Arctic exploration. From John Ross's sighting of the non-existent "Croker Mountains" to ... Read full review


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