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The Resource The impossible rescue : the true story of an amazing arctic adventure, Martin W. Sandler

The impossible rescue : the true story of an amazing arctic adventure, Martin W. Sandler

Label
The impossible rescue : the true story of an amazing arctic adventure
Title
The impossible rescue
Title remainder
the true story of an amazing arctic adventure
Statement of responsibility
Martin W. Sandler
Title variation
True story of an amazing arctic adventure
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
1897 : To save hundreds of whalers trapped by ice floes, three men attempted the impossible-- trekking 1,500 miles through the Alaskan wilderness, in winter. Author Martin W. Sandler takes us on every step of their riveting journey, facing blizzards, killing cold, injured sled dogs, and setbacks to test the strongest of wills
Awards note
A Junior Library Guild selection
Dewey number
979.803
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • facsimiles
Index
index present
LC call number
  • F912.B2
  • F912.B2
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The impossible rescue : the true story of an amazing arctic adventure, Martin W. Sandler
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Stranded -- An audacious plan -- The long trek begins -- An extraordinary encounter -- Blizzards, reindeer, and near disaster -- A desperate request -- Another agonizing decision -- Bertholf battles the odds -- A hazardous crossing -- Dire news of the whalers -- Contact -- Jarvis takes charge -- Voyage against time -- Epilogue -- What happened to them
Control code
sky237995738
Dimensions
26 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
ix , 163 p.
Isbn
9780763670931
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2011018618
Other control number
9780763650803
Other physical details
ill., maps, facsims.
Label
The impossible rescue : the true story of an amazing arctic adventure, Martin W. Sandler
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Stranded -- An audacious plan -- The long trek begins -- An extraordinary encounter -- Blizzards, reindeer, and near disaster -- A desperate request -- Another agonizing decision -- Bertholf battles the odds -- A hazardous crossing -- Dire news of the whalers -- Contact -- Jarvis takes charge -- Voyage against time -- Epilogue -- What happened to them
Control code
sky237995738
Dimensions
26 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
ix , 163 p.
Isbn
9780763670931
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2011018618
Other control number
9780763650803
Other physical details
ill., maps, facsims.

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