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eBook ¹ Fatal North ì Adventure and Survival Aboard USS Polaris Download ¸ It began as America's first attempt to reach the North Pole It ended with the captain's suspicious death a brutal struggle for survival on the polar ice and a government cover up With eight pages of rare photographs and illIt began as America's first attempt to reach the North Pole It ended with the captain's suspicious death a brutal I'm embarrassed to admit how long this book has been in my TBR pile It didn't deserve that It was great Halfway through I found myself binge reading in the middle of the night like a teenager with a new dystopia series It's the true story of the 1870s era American uest to find the North Pole The conflict and suspense created by staggering human incompetence paired with Mother Nature's abject domination of us lowly human beings rivals anything Michael Crichton ever came up with I'd love to see this made into a mini series The History Channel wouldn't have to gussy it up with fictional drama We've got action adventure pride greed sloth envy gluttony lust theft murder did I leave out any sins? Lest you be too put off there's also bravery and heroics on the part of a few to keep it from being a complete buzzkill If you have someone you're trying to convince that history is NOT boring buy them this book

text õ Adventure and Survival Aboard USS Polaris Ð Bruce Henderson

Struggle for survival on the polar ice and a government cover up With eight pages of rare photographs and illustra 35 stars is maybe appropriate If I line this book up with the wildly popular In The Kingdom of Ice I would have to give it 5 stars as there is far material here to chew on and lots of intrigue adding spice to the usual struggle against the ice one can and should expect Henderson does a great job of drawing the characters I know I have read of the Eskimo families who are a crucial part of the book but never before felt that I understood them so well A very interesting and meaty book

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Fatal North Adventure and Survival Aboard USS Polaris the First U S Expedition to the North PoleTions Fatal North is a harrowing account of one of the great tragedies in the history of United States exploration I loved this adveture story Ever since childhood I have been fascinated by exploration adventures especially to the arcticantarctic I can't belive how unenthusisatic the people on this voyage werewhy sign up to a trip to the north pole when you don't want to go? There was also a lot un unappreciation for those who were keeping them alive I guess in a desperate situation people allow there fear to turn them into morons