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

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The man who ate his boots : the tragic history of the search for the Northwest Passage
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The man who ate his boots
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the tragic history of the search for the Northwest Passage
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Anthony Brandt
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eng
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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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Title
The man who ate his boots
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Summary
Documents the experiences of nineteenth-century adventurers who searched for the Northwest Passage, describing the sixteenth-century myths that inspired their pursuits and the ways in which many met tragic ends when confronting the harsh Arctic elements
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Genre
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338015
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
910.9163/27
Index
index present
LC call number
G640
LC item number
.B73 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Anthony Brandt
The man who ate his boots : the tragic history of the search for the Northwest Passage, Anthony Brandt
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The man who ate his boots : the tragic history of the search for the Northwest Passage, Anthony Brandt
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
ocn401141613
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Dimensions
25 cm.
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Extent
xvi, 441 p.
Isbn
9780307263926
Lccn
2009038835
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)401141613

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