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Author Bonné, Mirko, 1965- author.

Title The ice-cold heaven : a novel / Mirko Bonné ; translated from the German by Alexander Starritt.

Publication Info. New York : Overlook Duckworth, 2013.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Fiction    BONNE,MIR    Available
 PAS Central Library Fiction    FIC BONNE,M    Available
Description 353 pages ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Summary "August 1914. As World War I rears its head across Europe, Sir Ernest Shackleton begins a daring expedition to be the first man to cross the Antarctic on foot. With him on his ship Endurance are 28 crew members, 69 sled dogs, a gramophone, a bicycle, and Merce Blackboro, a 17-year-old stowaway hidden amidst oilskins and sea boots. Their journey into the ice is by way of the sub-Antarctic island of South Georgia. But the Antarctic summer is short, and their passage remains resolutely closed to them. In the Weddell Sea the Endurance is trapped for months in pack ice and finds itself delivered up to an uncertain fate"--Dust jacket flap.
Subject Shackleton, Ernest Henry, Sir, 1874-1922 -- Fiction.
Endurance (Ship) -- Fiction.
Survival -- Fiction.
Antarctica -- Discovery and exploration -- British -- Fiction.
Added Author Starritt, Alexander, translator.
ISBN 9781590201404 hardcover
159020140X hardcover

 
    
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