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The man who ate his boots : the tragic history of the search for the Northwest Passage

Author: Anthony Brandt
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Brandt tells the fascinating whole story of the search for the Northwest Passage, from its beginnings early in the age of exploration through its development into a British national obsession to the final sordid, terrible descent into scurvy, starvation, and cannibalism.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Brandt
ISBN: 9780307592903 0307592901
OCLC Number: 644583675
Description: 1 online resource
Responsibility: Anthony Brandt.

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Brandt tells the fascinating whole story of the search for the Northwest Passage, from its beginnings early in the age of exploration through its development into a British national obsession to the final sordid, terrible descent into scurvy, starvation, and cannibalism.

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