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The Man Who Ate His Boots: The Tragic History of the Search for the Northwest Passage

Anthony Brandt
Format
Book
Published
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, c2010.
Language
English
ISBN
9780307263926, 0307263924
Summary
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.
Description
xvi, 441 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Technical Details
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