North to the Night

North to the Night

A Year in the Arctic Ice

Book - 1999
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Story of a voyage to the Arctic in 1994-95 in a 36-foot steel cutter. The author & his wife seek adventure, nature, & a deeper understanding of the Inuit people, finding more of all three than they dreamed. Their boat iced in for the winter in the Northwest passage at 74 degrees North, word comes by radio that Diana's father is dying of cancer. The Canadian Coast Guard evacuates her by helicopter & Alvah must survive the winter darkness alone but for a cat. Harrowing adventures, great photographs, & a flair for story telling.
Publisher: Camden, Me. : McGraw Hill : 1999
ISBN: 9780070580527
Branch Call Number: 919.8 Si53n
Characteristics: 328p illus


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katy_andrews May 01, 2012

Excellent book. It's hard to put this one down for any length of time. If you like stories of adventures in the far corners of the earth, this is a must read.

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