By Walter Lord
On March 1, 1909, purely 413 miles of bold ice separated Robert E. Peary from understanding his lifelong dream of turning into the 1st guy to set foot at the North Pole. On that darkish morning on Canada’s Ellesmere Island, it was once chilly adequate to freeze a bottle of brandy. The ice seemed stable adequate, however it sat atop seawater—and shifted violently based on the whims of the sea below.
Peary was once used to the conditions—he’d slightly survived them simply 3 years sooner than whilst he first attempted, and failed, to arrive the earth’s northernmost aspect. yet this time round, no quantity of peril may possibly dissuade Peary and his social gathering from their excursion. With a cry of “Forward, march!” the adventure of an entire life began.
Written with exciting element and heart-pounding suspense via the writer of Day of Infamy and different bestselling histories, Peary to the Pole is the definitive account of 1 man’s trek via a number of the world’s such a lot treacherous terrain, looking for experience, discovery, and immortality, a vintage for readers of books like In the dominion of Ice or The final position on Earth.
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Peary to the Pole by Walter Lord