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North to the Night: A Year in the Arctic Ice

North to the Night: A Year in the Arctic Ice by Alvah Simon 0070580529 9780070580527
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Story of a voyage to the Arctic in 1994-95 in a 36-foot steel cutter. The author & his wife seek adventure, nature, & a deeper understanding of the Inuit people, finding more of all three than they dreamed. Their boat iced in for the winter in the Northwest passage at 74 degrees North, word comes by radio that Dianas father is dying of cancer. The Canadian Coast Guard evacuates her by helicopter & Alvah must survive the winter darkness alone but for a cat. Harrowing adventures, great photographs, & a flair for story telling.

Author: Alvah Simon

Language: English

Edition: First edition.

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 328

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

Publication Date: 1998-08-31

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