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In the kingdom of ice : the grand and terrible polar voyage of the USS Jeannette / Hampton Sides.

Sides, Hampton, (author.).
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  • 48 of 49 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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5 current holds with 49 total copies.

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Alexandria-Monroe PL - Alexandria 910.452 SID (Text) 37521530713306 AMPL Adult Nonfiction Available -
Andrews-Dallas PL - Andrews HISTORY DISASTERS (Text) 73351000048277 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Benton Co PL - Fowler 910.4 SID (Text) 34044000835122 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Butler PL - Butler 910.4 SID (Text) 73174005017446 Adult: Nonfiction Available -
Carnegie PL of Steuben Co - Angola 910.452 SID (Text) 33118000166239 Adult: Nonfiction Available -
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Coatesville-Clay Twp PL - Coatesville 910.452 (Text) 78321000023624 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Culver-Union Twp PL - Culver 910.452 SID (Text) 34304000766228 Adult - Nonfiction Available -
Danville-Center Twp PL - Danville 910.4 Sid (Text) 32604000203071 DCTPLD AD Non-Fiction Available -
Eckhart PL - Main 910.452 SID (Text) 840191002145772 Nonfiction - Main Floor Temporarily Unavailable -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780385535373
  • ISBN: 0385535376
  • Physical Description: xiii, 454 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Doubleday, [2014]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 417-451).
Formatted Contents Note:
The company of the USS Jeannette -- Baptism by ice -- A great blank space. A shocking Sabbath carnival of death ; Ne plus ultra ; The Lord of Creation ; For you I will dare anything ; Gateways to the Pole -- The national genius. The engine of the world ; Satisfaction ; The Sage of Gotha ; Pandora ; Three years, or eternity ; A benediction ; Second chances ; The U.S. Arctic Expedition ; All that man can do ; The new invader -- A glorious country to learn patience in. A cul-de-sac ; Nipped ; Among the swells ; If by any mischance ; A delusion and a snare ; Forever, almost ; Invisible hands -- We are not yet daunted. On the lone icebound sea ; The discovered country ; Tidings ; Death strokes -- The end of creation. All Mucky ; Nil desperandum ; The phantom continent ; A second promised land ; Eight precious days ; The known world ; Seas high and spiteful -- The whisper of the stars. Lucky fourteen ; Remember me in New York ; If it takes my last dollar ; Frantic pantomimes ; Incubus of horrors ; White gloom ; The Russian nation at your back ; They that watch for the morning ; A wild dirge through time -- As long as I have ice to stand on.
Summary, etc.:
A dramatic account of the ill-fated 19th-century naval expedition to the North Pole cites the contributions of German cartographer August Peterman, New York Herald owner James Gordon Bennett and famed naval officer George Washington De Long in the team's efforts to survive brutal environmental conditions.
Subject: Bennett, James Gordon, 1841-1918.
De Long, George W. (George Washington), 1844-1881
Jeannette (Steamer) > History.
Shipwrecks > Arctic Ocean > History > 19th century.
Shipwreck survival > Arctic Ocean > History > 19th century.
Shipwreck survival > Russia (Federation) > Siberia > History > 19th century.

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