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Arctic Voices
Arctic Voices
Edited by Subhankar Banerjee
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781609804961
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Arctic Voices
Resistance at the Tipping Point
Edited by Subhankar Banerjee


Format: Trade Paperback, 576 pages
On Sale: October 22, 2013
Price: $23.95

"One of the great strengths of Arctic Voices is that it shows how Alaska and the Arctic are tied to the places where most of us live. In this impassioned book, Banerjee shows a situation so serious that it has created a movement, where 'voices of resistance are gathering, are getting louder and louder.' May his heartfelt efforts magnify them. The climate changes that...

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The Ice Balloon
The Ice Balloon
Written by Alec Wilkinson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307741868
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The Ice Balloon
S. A. Andree and the Heroic Age of Arctic Exploration
Written by Alec Wilkinson


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2013
Price: $15.95

In 1897, at the height of the heroic age of Arctic exploration, the visionary Swedish explorer S. A. Andrée made a revolutionary attempt to discover the North Pole by flying over it in a hydrogen balloon. Thirty-three years later, his expedition diaries and papers would be discovered on the ice.
 
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Arctic Voices
Arctic Voices
Written by Subhankar Banerjee
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781609803858
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Arctic Voices
Resistance at the Tipping Point
Written by Subhankar Banerjee


Format: Hardcover, 560 pages
On Sale: July 3, 2012
Price: $35.95

"One of the great strengths of Arctic Voices is that it shows how Alaska and the Arctic are tied to the places where most of us live. In this impassioned book, Banerjee shows a situation so serious that it has created a movement, where 'voices of resistance are gathering, are getting louder and louder.' May his heartfelt efforts magnify them. The climate changes that...

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Arctic Voices
Resistance at the Tipping Point
Written by Subhankar Banerjee


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 3, 2012
Price: $35.95

"One of the great strengths of Arctic Voices is that it shows how Alaska and the Arctic are tied to the places where most of us live. In this impassioned book, Banerjee shows a situation so serious that it has created a movement, where 'voices of resistance are gathering, are getting louder and louder.' May his heartfelt efforts magnify them. The climate changes that...

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The Ice Balloon
The Ice Balloon
Written by Alec Wilkinson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307957696
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The Ice Balloon
S. A. Andree and the Heroic Age of Arctic Exploration
Written by Alec Wilkinson


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: January 24, 2012
Price: $11.99

In this grand and astonishing tale, Alec Wilkinson brings us the story of S. A. Andrée, the visionary Swedish aeronaut who, in 1897, during the great age of Arctic endeavor, left to discover the North Pole by flying to it in a hydrogen balloon. Called by a British military officer “the... Read more >
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Mawson's Will
The Greatest Polar Survival Story Ever Written
Written by Lennard Bickel
Foreword by Sir Edmund Hillary


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: August 30, 2011
Price: $15.99

Mawson's Will is the dramatic story of what Sir Edmund Hillary calls "the most outstanding solo journey ever recorded in Antarctic history." For weeks in Antarctica, Douglas Mawson faced some of the most daunting conditions ever known to man: blistering wind, snow, and cold; loss of his companion, his dogs and... Read more >
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Book of Ice
Book of Ice
Written by Paul D. Miller, Introduction by Brian Greene
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781935613145
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Book of Ice

Written by Paul D. Miller
Introduction by Brian Greene


Format: Hardcover, 128 pages
On Sale: July 19, 2011
Price: $29.95

Antarctica, the only uninhabited continent, belongs to no single country and has no government. While certain countries lay claim to portions of the landmass, it is the only solid land on the planet with no unified national affiliation. Drawing on the continent’s rich history of inspiring exploration and artistic endeavors, Paul... Read more >
The Ice Passage
The Ice Passage
Written by Brian Payton
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385665339
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The Ice Passage
A True Story of Ambition, Disaster, and Endurance in the Arctic Wilderness
Written by Brian Payton


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: September 21, 2010
Price: $19.95

A thrilling account of suffering and survival, The Ice Passage charts an epic quest from desire to destiny.

It begins as a mission of mercy. Four and a half years after the disappearance of Arctic explorer Sir John Franklin and his two ships, HMS Investigator sets sail in search of them. Instead... Read more >
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Trial by Ice
Trial by Ice
Written by Richard Parry
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307492128
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Trial by Ice
The True Story of Murder and Survival on the 1871 Polaris Expedition
Written by Richard Parry


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: January 21, 2009
Price: $11.99

“An extraordinary real-life adventure of men battling the elements and themselves, told with ice-cold precision.”
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In the dark years following the Civil War, America’s foremost Arctic explorer, Charles Francis Hall, became a figure of national pride when he embarked on a harrowing, landmark expedition. With financial backing from Congress... Read more >
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Scott of the  Antarctic
Scott of the Antarctic
Written by David Crane
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ISBN: 9780307490568
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Scott of the Antarctic
A Biography
Written by David Crane


Format: eBook, 608 pages
On Sale: December 10, 2008
Price: $13.99

Historian David Crane, with full access to the explorer’s papers, diaries, and expedition records, gives us an illuminating portrait of Robert Falcon Scott that is more nuanced and balanced than any we have had before.

In reassessing Scott’s life, Crane is able to provide a fresh perspective on not only the... Read more >
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Scott of the  Antarctic
Scott of the Antarctic
Written by David Crane
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400031412
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Scott of the Antarctic
A Biography
Written by David Crane


Format: Trade Paperback, 608 pages
On Sale: November 6, 2007
Price: $16.95

Historian David Crane, with full access to the explorer’s papers, diaries, and expedition records, gives us an illuminating portrait of Robert Falcon Scott that is more nuanced and balanced than any we have had before.

In reassessing Scott’s life, Crane is able to provide a fresh perspective on not only the... Read more >
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North Pole
North Pole
Edited by Anthony Brandt
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780792274117
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North Pole
A Narrative History
Edited by Anthony Brandt


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: March 1, 2005
Price: $15.00

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South Pole
South Pole
Written by Anthony Brandt and Anthony Brandt
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780792267973
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South Pole
A Narrative History of the Exploration of Antarctica
Written by Anthony Brandt and Anthony Brandt


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: October 5, 2004
Price: $15.00

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