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Ice blink : the mysterious fate of Sir John Franklin's lost polar expedition

Author: Scott Cookman
Publisher: New York : Wiley, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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"Absorbing. artfully narrat[es] a possible course of events in the expedition's demise, based on the one official note and bits of debris (including evidence of cannibalism) found by searchers sent  Read more...

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Named Person: John Franklin; John Franklin
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Scott Cookman
ISBN: 0471377902 9780471377900
OCLC Number: 847154581
Description: pages cm
Contents: Preface. The Epitaphs. Messages from the Dead. The Enigma: Sir John. The Passage. Two Ships. Specters. Ships' Commanders. Ships' Companies. Outward Bound. Beechey Island. The Last Summer. Beset. Imprisoned. The Curse. The Culprit. Houndsditch. Schedules. The Dying Time. Killer at Large. The Death March. Cannibalism. The Culprit's Footprints. The Empty Prize. Afterword: Anatomy of a Disaster. Appendix I: Provisions. Appendix II: Northwest Passage Voyages: Mortality Rates. Appendix III: Mid-Nineteenth-Century Naval Medicine. Appendix IV: Expedition Muster. Bibliography. Index. Bibliography. Index.
Responsibility: Scott Cookman.

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"A great Victorian adventure story rediscovered and re-presented for a more enquiring time." (The Scotsman, 26th August 2000)

 
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