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The impossible rescue : the true story of an amazing Arctic adventure / Martin W. Sandler.

Sandler, Martin W. (Author).
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Centerville Center Township Public Library - Centerville YA 979.8 SAN (Text) 76895000128753 2nd Floor Young Adult Nonfiction Available -
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Greentown Public Library - Greentown 979.80 SANDLER (Text) 75342000074040 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
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Morgan County Public Library - Monrovia YA 979.803 SAN (Text) 78551000366665 Young Adult Available -
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  • ISBN: 9780763650803 (lib. bdg.) :
  • ISBN: 0763650803 (lib. bdg.) :
  • Physical Description: 163 p. : ill., maps ; 26 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2012.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 155-157) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Stranded -- An audacious plan -- The long trek begins -- An extraordinary encounter -- Blizzards, reindeer and near disaster -- A desperate request -- A treacherous journey: another agonizing decision -- Bertholf battles the odds -- A remarkable procession: a hazardous crossing -- Dire news of the whalers: adventures with the deer -- Contact -- Jarvis takes charge -- Voyage against time -- Epilogue -- What happened to them.
Citation/References Note: Bklst 05/15/2012
PW 08/20/2012
Kirkus 06/15/2012
Horn Bk Sep 2012
Summary, etc.: Traces the 1897 survival tale of hundreds of sailors whose whaling ships were trapped in Arctic ice off the coast of Alaska by unexpected storms, in an account that chronicles the efforts of three rescuers dispatched by President McKinley.
Subject: Bear (Ship)
Overland Relief Expedition (1897-1898)
Whaling ships > Accidents > Alaska > Barrow, Point > History > 19th century.
Whaling > Alaska > Barrow, Point > History > 19th century.
Reindeer > Alaska > History > 19th century.
Rescues > Alaska > History > 19th century.
Barrow, Point (Alaska) > History > 19th century.

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