The Man Who Ate His Boots

The Man Who Ate His Boots

The Tragic History of the Search for the Northwest Passage

Book - 2010
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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.
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2010.
ISBN: 9780307263926
Characteristics: xvi, 441 p. :,ill., maps ;,24 cm.

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MGallagher
Jul 16, 2019

Very well written book on the search for the Northwest Passage. Very tragic story. Very highly recommended to people who enjoy the history of exploration.

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