Last Man Off

Author: Matt Lewis
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698187555
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Thrilling.”—Sunday Times (UK) For readers of The Perfect Storm, Between a Rock and a Hard Place, and Into the Wild There’s nothing that armchair adventure lovers relish more than a gripping true story of disaster and heroism, and Last ...

Near Death On The High Seas

Author: Cecil Kuhne
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 9780307279347
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True Stories of Disaster and Survival Cecil Kuhne. seamen called the Southern
Ocean path to Cape Horn "Dead Men's Road. ... It's about 1,660 miles equidistant
from Pitcairn Island, the Bounty mutineers' last refuge, and Cape Dart on
Antarctica. ... There are only a few places left on earth where merely getting
across them is an achievement: Antarctica, whether on foot or snowmobile; the
Sahara off its ...


Author: Evan L. Balkan
Publisher: Menasha Ridge Press
ISBN: 0897328442
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A heady voyage through human suffering at the hands of unforgiving oceans, cruel captains, and implacable fate, this latest collection of Evan Balkan's impeccably researched true adventures details 14 major maritime disasters.

Hell With A Capital H

Author: Katherine Lambert
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 144644807X
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Instead it chronicles a struggle for survival by a small group of men who passed
through 'Hell with a capital H'1 and who, against all ... Their remarkable story is
retold here largely in their own words, from their diaries and notes. ... For the
reader today it is difficult to imagine how primitive Antarctic exploration was at the
beginning of the twentieth century. ... When Scott and his companions died in
March 1912, the world knew nothing of the disaster until their ship, Terra Nova,
reached ...

Bowker S Complete Video Directory 2000

Author: [Anonymus AC03009304]
ISBN: 9780835243117
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Cocoon to Clothing A Slice of Life: Carousels Solid Gold Illusions: Variations I &
III Song of Survival Songs & Dances ... The Top Ten Disasters for the Rest of the
Nineties Toys Traffic Control Through Work Zones True Story of Frankenstein
Twenty ... Whistle Punks & Silver Pickers Whoa Mule Yoyo Man GEOGRAPHY
The Adventurers Series The Adventures of Dave ... Earth Antarctica: The Last
Great Wildemess" Anyplace Wild Series: Season II Arabia: Sand, Sea & Sky
Arches Arctic: ...

The Complete Idiot S Guide To The Arctic And Antarctic

Author: Jack Williams
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781592570737
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Now armchair adventurers can find out about the physical, geological, and climatological conditions of the poles; their unique flora, fauna, and human inhabitants; the history of the greatest polar expeditions, the exciting scientific ...

The Polar Times

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A Norwegian scientific expedition, landing on desolate White Island in the
Barents Sea, stumbled upon the last camp site of Andree's ... The bodies of the
men were returned as fallen heroes in a triumphal cortege that passed through
city after ... in this vivid and engrossing documentary novel, an imaginative re-
creation of the events before, during and after the Eagle's ... Mr. Sundman's
theme, in capsule summary, might be phrased as the divergence of magnetic
north from true north, ...

Library Journal

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Mountain climbing, exploration, flying and survival at sea are the themes
exploited; the order is neither chronological nor by type of experience. ... of
survival in sea disasters, and of Ann Davison, the first woman to sail alone across
the Atlantic, seem to come off better than the others — perhaps because it is
easier to identify with a single, heretofore unknown person. ... who uses today's
hindsight to deplore a past situation without giving readers any real reasons for
Peary's attitude.

Books And Bookmen

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All I needed was something to spark the story off, some incident that would give
me an opening as strange as the Marie ... Whether he is writing of men stranded
on the Antarctic ice (in The White South), or of the opening up of the Labrador ...
struggling for survival (in The Mary Deare), he paints a superb landscape and
brings it to life with credible characters. ... It is a record of his journeys over the
last ten years; journeys undertaken in search of plots and backgrounds for his