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The Resource The impossible rescue : the true story of an amazing arctic adventure, Martin W. Sandler

The impossible rescue : the true story of an amazing arctic adventure, Martin W. Sandler

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The impossible rescue : the true story of an amazing arctic adventure
Title
The impossible rescue
Title remainder
the true story of an amazing arctic adventure
Statement of responsibility
Martin W. Sandler
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
1897: To save hundreds of whalers trapped by ice floes, three men attempted the impossible--trekking 1,500 miles through the Alaskan wilderness, in winter. Author Martin W. Sandler takes us on every step of their riveting journey, facing blizzards, killing cold, injured sled dogs, and setbacks to test the strongest of wills
Cataloging source
IEN/DLC
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Sandler, Martin W
Dewey number
979.803
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bear (Ship)
  • Overland Relief Expedition
  • Reindeer
  • Rescues
  • Whaling ships
  • Whaling
  • Barrow, Point (Alaska)
Label
The impossible rescue : the true story of an amazing arctic adventure, Martin W. Sandler
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 155-157) and index
Contents
Stranded -- An audacious plan -- The long trek begins -- An extraordinary encounter -- Blizzards, reindeer and near disaster -- A desperate request -- Another agonizing decision -- Bertholf battles the odds -- A hazardous crossing -- Dire news of the whalers -- Contact -- Jarvis takes charge -- Voyage against time -- Epilogue -- What happened to them
Control code
sky237995738
Dimensions
26 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
163 p.
Isbn
9780763650803
Lccn
2011018618
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(Sirsi) l2011018618
Label
The impossible rescue : the true story of an amazing arctic adventure, Martin W. Sandler
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 155-157) and index
Contents
Stranded -- An audacious plan -- The long trek begins -- An extraordinary encounter -- Blizzards, reindeer and near disaster -- A desperate request -- Another agonizing decision -- Bertholf battles the odds -- A hazardous crossing -- Dire news of the whalers -- Contact -- Jarvis takes charge -- Voyage against time -- Epilogue -- What happened to them
Control code
sky237995738
Dimensions
26 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
163 p.
Isbn
9780763650803
Lccn
2011018618
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(Sirsi) l2011018618

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