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The impossible rescue : the true story of an amazing Arctic adventure /

In 1897, whaling in the Arctic waters off Alaska's coast was as dangerous as it was lucrative. And in that particular year, winter blasted early, bringing storms and ice packs that caught eight American whale ships and three hundred sailors off guard. Their ships locked in ice, with no means of... Full description

Main Author: Sandler, Martin W.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Somerville, MA : Candlewick Press, 2012
Edition: 1st ed.
Contents: Stranded -- An audacious plan -- The long trek begins -- An extraordinary encounter -- Blizzards, reindeer and near disaster -- A desperate request -- A treacherous journey: another agonizing decision -- Bertholf battles the odds -- A remarkable procession: a hazardous crossing -- Dire news of the whalers: adventures with the deer -- Contact -- Jarvis takes charge -- Voyage against time -- Epilogue -- What happened to them.
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