In his four-year arctic adventure, sea captain and scientist John Ross discovered the magnetic North Pole, the life of the Inuit people-and the wisdom that comes only from pushing the boundaries of human courage. In his biography, Ray Edinger "looks clearly and keenly through Captain John Ross' voyages...and reveals the most overlooked truth about arctic exploration-that it was inevitably international, interethnic, and a test of wisdom and intelligence even more than endurance. Here is history without prejudice" (Wallace Kaufman, author of The Beaches Are Moving and Contrary Winds).
|Publisher:||Penguin Publishing Group|
|Product dimensions:||6.08(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.86(d)|
About the Author
Scientist Ray Edinger is an expert on polar exploration, with frequent articles in the internationally popular magazine Mercator's World.