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In the Kingdom of Ice: The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the USS Jeannette
In the Kingdom of Ice: The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the USS Jeannette
by Hampton Sides
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Truly a great adventure story, Sides's thrilling tale of the 1879 polar expedition of the USS Jeannette left me slack-jawed and wide-eyed. Vividly experience the grim, harrowing journey into a frozen world and discover the fate of the heroic crew... (read more)

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Endurance : Shackleton's Incredible Voyage (99 Edition)
Endurance : Shackleton's Incredible Voyage (99 Edition)
by Alfred Lansing
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In 1914, an expedition headed by Sir Ernest Shackleton set out to be the first to cross the continent of Antarctica. Shipwrecked and marooned for months on end, their ill-fated voyage became a triumphant story of indomitable courage and faith in the face... (read more)

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North to the Night: A Spiritual Odyssey in the Arctic
North to the Night: A Spiritual Odyssey in the Arctic
by Alvah Simon
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Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage
Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage
by Alfred Lansing
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Days before the outbreak of World War One renowned explorer Ernest Shackleton and a crew of twenty-seven set sail to attempt the first crossing on foot of the Antarctic continent. More than eighty miles from their destination, however, their... (read more)

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Arctic Circle: Birth and Rebirth in the Land of the Caribou
Arctic Circle: Birth and Rebirth in the Land of the Caribou
by Robert Leonard Reid
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Every year without fail, caribou from the Yukon and Alaska set off in early April to a small corner of the Arctic Circle to give birth to their young. The journey of 3000 miles is the longest migration of any land animal on earth. Despite the formidable... (read more)

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My Attainment of the Pole
My Attainment of the Pole
by Frederick Albert Cook
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The subzero temperatures were only one of the dangers explorer Frederick Cook (1865–1940) faced in his attempts to reach the North Pole. During his extraordinary and harrowing journey, he fought off arctic wolves and polar bears, lived through ice... (read more)

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Arctic Dreams: Imagination and Desire in a Northern Landscape
Arctic Dreams: Imagination and Desire in a Northern Landscape
by Barry Lopez
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Shackleton
Shackleton
by Roland Huntford
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The acclaimed biographer of Robert Falcon Scott masterfully chronicles the life of one of the last great Edwardian heroes, Ernest Shackleton, from his Anglo-Irish childhood through the race for the South Pole to his last expedition to the North Pole.... (read more)

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Worst Journey in the World (05 Edition)
Worst Journey in the World (05 Edition)
by Apsley Cherry-garrard
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The Worst Journey in the World recounts Robert Falcon Scott’s ill-fated expedition to the South Pole. Apsley Cherry-Garrard—the youngest member of Scott’s team and one of three men to make and survive the notorious Winter Journey—... (read more)

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The Last Viking: The Life of Roald Amundsen
The Last Viking: The Life of Roald Amundsen
by Stephen Bown
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The Last Viking unravels the life of the man who stands head and shoulders above all those who raced to map the last corners of the world. In 1900, the four great geographical mysteriesandmdash;the Northwest Passage, the Northeast Passage, the South Pole,... (read more)

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Antarctica: An Intimate Portrait of a Mysterious Continent
Antarctica: An Intimate Portrait of a Mysterious Continent
by Gabrielle Walker
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Antarctica is the most alien place on the planet, the only part of the earth where humans could never survive unaided. Out of our fascination with it have come many books, most of which focus on only one aspect of its unique strangeness. None has... (read more)

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