North to the Night
A Year in the Arctic IceBook - 1999
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
Branch Call Number: 919.8 Si53n
Characteristics: 328p illus