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Ordeal: Lost And Facing Death In A Remote Frozen Forest
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,400. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » History » Polar regions
In 1920 U.S. Navy free balloon A-5598 smashed down in a remote winter forest in northern Ontario, Canada. The three crewmen, ill-equipped to be lost in a snow-covered woodland, faced a life and death struggle against cold, hunger and exhaustion. But luck was with them. A dog and a Cree Indian each played a role in saving the balloonists. Still, the story had a distressing ending.
Sailor on Ice: Tom Crean with Scott in the Antarctic 1910-1913
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,130. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » History » Polar regions
Tom Crean’s courage in the face of deadly odds his fellow Antarctic explorers. Had he weakened and failed their lives would have remained stories untold. This is the story of a common man in uncommon circumstances who met every challenge as it came with steadfast purpose. If he knew fear, he never showed it.
Hold Fast: Tom Crean with Shackleton 1913-1916
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,300. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Polar regions, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
When Shackleton’s ship was caught in the ice and crushed, 2nd officer Tom Crean faced each setback as though he did this sort of thing every day. When 28 men were forced to take to sea in three small boats, he took the helm of one of them. To save those men, he crossed the southern ocean in an open boat, to land on a barren shore and cross an unknown territory. Hold Fast follows on that journey.
The Voyage of the Whale Ship Esk in 1816
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,060. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2016 by Long Lane Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Polar regions
In 1816 William Scoresby Jr. sailed to the Arctic whaling grounds with his ship the Esk. But what should have been a routine and profitable voyage became a struggle for survival on the Arctic ice.
Antarctic Diaries of the Heroic Era
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,950. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Polar regions, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
Extracts from the Heroic Era Antarctic expedition diaries exemplify the immediacy and continuity of such records, qualities that are not consistently present in the other forms of recording. The diaries emerge as the most truthful, dependable and encompassing record of the Heroic Era polar experience.