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Bound by ice : a true North Pole survival story

Author: Sandra Neil Wallace; Rich Wallace
Publisher: Honesdale, Pennsylvania : Calkins Creek, an imprint of Highlights, ©2017 [2017]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Secondary (senior high) school : English : First editionView all editions and formats
Recounts George W. De Long's expedition to reach the North Pole.

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Genre/Form: Literature
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Named Person: George W De Long; George W De Long; George W De Long; George W De Long
Material Type: Secondary (senior high) school, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sandra Neil Wallace; Rich Wallace
ISBN: 9781629794280 1629794287 9781629799155 1629799157
OCLC Number: 978607405
Description: 191 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. The great unknown --
2. Longing for the sea --
3. The northern mystery --
4. Locked in --
5. Constant cravings --
6. Holiday spirits --
7. "Man the pumps!" --
8. "Letters to nowhere" --
9. First mates --
10. A menacing encounter --
11. "Awful beauty" --
12. Grinding, clashing, and rolling --
13. Posoned! --
14. Catastrophe --
15. "superhuman exertions" --
16. Off course --
17. Lost at sea --
18. Cursing petermann --
19. A death march --
20. Dwindling company --
21. "False hopes" --
22. "The siberian winds" --
23. Homecoming.
Responsibility: Sandra Neil Wallace and Rich Wallace.


In 1879, after the USS Jeannette becomes locked in ice while attempting to find a route to the North Pole, George Washington De Long and his crew begin a treacherous journey in extreme polar  Read more...


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"A gripping account of a disastrous 1879 American expedition to find the North Pole. Finding the pole, "the world's greatest mystery," so captured the public's imagination that more than 1,200 men Read more...

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