RT Book, Whole DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 57373749 LA Translated from the French. T1 The extraordinary journeys : the adventures of Captain Hatteras A1 Verne, Jules,, Butcher, William,, PB Oxford University Press PP Oxford; New York YR 2005 SN 9780192804655 0192804650 AB "First Mate Shandon receives a mysterious letter asking him to construct a reinforced steamship in Liverpool. As he heads out for Melville Bay and the Arctic labyrinth, a crewman reveals himself to be John Hatteras, and his lifelong obsession, the Pole. Despite experiencing appalling cold and hunger, the captain treks across the frozen wastes in search of fuel. Abandoned by his crew, Hatteras remains without resources at the coldest spot on earth. How can he find food and explore the Polar Sea? And what will he find at the top of the world?"--Jacket.