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The last of the gentlemen adventurers : coming of age in the Arctic

Author: Edward Beauclerk Maurice
Publisher: London : Fourth Estate, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1930 a sixteen-year-old boy left England to become one of the last of the 'gentlemen adventurers' -- the fur traders of the Hudson's Bay Company. In the Arctic he found adventure, love and loss as  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Edward Beauclerk Maurice
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Beauclerk Maurice
ISBN: 0007171633 9780007171637
OCLC Number: 59270302
Description: 320 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Edward Beauclerk Maurice.

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'Arctic thrills abound: the bucking progress of an ice-breaker in a storm, the complex art of dog-sledging, and the ethereal wonders of the Northern Lights!Maurice's memoir supplies a fascinating Read more...

 
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