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Fatal North: adventure and survival aboard the USS Polaris, the first U.S.… (2001)

by Bruce Henderson

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"Break, break, break On these cold ice blocks, O sea! And I would that my tongue could utter The thoughts that arise in me." - Alfred, Lord Tennyson
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For Laurel, who showed me the way home from the Pole
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From the Prologue: Four men packing shovels, picks, and other digging tools walked across the Arctic tundra toward a lone grave.
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0451409353, Hardcover)

"Well worth reading." (Booklist)

"Fans of adventure writing will appreciate this fine book." (Publishers Weekly)

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 illustrations, Fatal North is a harrowing account of one of the great tragedies in the history of United States exploration.

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