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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The Statidn
53
The Retreat
140
Cape Sabine
201
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Leonard F. Guttridge is the author of "Icebound: The Jeanette Expedition's Quest for the the North Pole, Mutiny: A History of Naval Insurrection, "and Ghosts of Cape Sabine: The Harrowing True Story of the Greely Expedition. He lives in Alexandria, VA.

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