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Doctor Kane of the arctic seas

Author: George W Corner
Publisher: Philadelphia, Temple University Press [1972]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Biography of Elisha Kent Kane (1820-57), surgeon on the first Grinnell expedition in search of Sir John Franklin, 1850-51, and commander of the second Grinnell expedition, 1853-55.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Corner, George Washington, 1889-1981.
Doctor Kane of the arctic seas.
Philadelphia, Temple University Press [1972]
(OCoLC)575988470
Named Person: Elisha Kent Kane; Elisha Kent Kane; Elisha Kent Kane; Elisha Kent Kane
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George W Corner
ISBN: 0877220220 9780877220220
OCLC Number: 578195
Description: xiii, 306 pages illustrations 25 cm
Contents: A hero's lineage --
Education for adventure --
Navy doctor at large --
Coast fever and war fever --
The search for Sir John Franklin --
The first U.S. Grinnell expedition --
Lobbying, lectures, and courtship --
To the unknown north --
A disaster, and new ventures --
Secession --
The lowest ebb --
Escape --
The traveler at home, once more --
The last journey --
Time's appraisal --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: [by] George W. Corner.

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Biography of Elisha Kent Kane (1820-57), surgeon on the first Grinnell expedition in search of Sir John Franklin, 1850-51, and commander of the second Grinnell expedition, 1853-55.

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