Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-12-03 - Publisher: St. Martin's Press
“A thrilling and harrowing story. If it’s a cliche to say I couldn’t put this book down, well, too bad: I couldn’t put this book down.” —Jess Walter, bestselling author of Beautiful Ruins “Polar exploration is utter madness. It is the insistence of life where life shouldn’t exist. And so,
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-01-12 - Publisher: Pickle Partners Publishing
Alden L. Todd’s Abandoned has been called “A model account of perhaps the most ill-fated and certainly the most grimly fascinating episode in the annals of Arctic exploration....” Working extensively with primary sources—official correspondence, diaries, letters, notes by the expedition’s participants and those left at home and in the nation’s
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-02-22 - Publisher: Bantam
From the acclaimed author of Conquistador comes this thrilling account of one of history’s greatest adventures of discovery. With cinematic immediacy and meticulous attention to historical detail, here is the true story of a legendary sixteenth-century explorer and his death-defying navigation of the Amazon—river of darkness, pathway to gold. In
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: Backinprint.com
Through private letters and diaries, the author presents a day-by-day chronicle of the true story of the 25 men who in 1881 set sail to establish a scientific base in the Artic region of Lady Franklin Bay. Three years later, only three returned.