In 1872, the USS Polaris sailed for the Arctic on a mission to hoist the U.S. flag at the North Pole. But the expedition was a failure, and half of the party – nineteen men, women and children of different nationalities–were cast adrift on an ice floe off the coast of Ellesmere Island, where they endured six desperate months of starvation, bloodshed and other horrors. Afterlands, a profoundly movi...
Paperback: 416 pages
Publisher: Vintage Canada; First Printing edition (August 1, 2006)
Product Dimensions: 5.2 x 0.9 x 8 inches
Amazon Rank: 20114414
Format: PDF Text djvu ebook
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