Ice Ghosts: The Epic Hunt for the Lost Franklin Expedition

Ice Ghosts: The Epic Hunt for the Lost Franklin Expedition

by Paul Watson

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780393355864
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 01/09/2018
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 416
Sales rank: 136,611
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.10(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Paul Watson is the author of Where War Lives and the recipient of the Pulitzer Prize, the National Headliner Award, the George Polk Award, and the Robert Capa Gold medal. He lives in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Table of Contents

Maps xii

Chronology xvii

Introduction xxi

Part I The Expedition

1 Franklin's Last Mission 3

2 HMS Erebus and Terror 22

3 Frozen In 34

Part II The Hunt

4 The Hunt Begins 57

5 Lady Franklin's Mission 86

6 The Arctic Committee 109

7 Ghost Ships 133

8 Starvation Cove 146

Part III The Discovery

9 An Inuk Detective 177

10 He Who Takes Long Strides 202

11 Operation Franklin 231

12 The Hunt Goes Underwater 248

13 Skull Island 273

14 Fast Ice 286

15 "That's It!" 307

16 Terror Bay 324

17 An Offering to the Dead 337

Afterword 343

Acknowledgments 347

Source Notes 349

Credits 369

Index 371

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