Coverart for item
The Resource The impossible rescue : the true story of an amazing arctic adventure, Martin W. Sandler

The impossible rescue : the true story of an amazing arctic adventure, Martin W. Sandler

Label
The impossible rescue : the true story of an amazing arctic adventure
Title
The impossible rescue
Title remainder
the true story of an amazing arctic adventure
Statement of responsibility
Martin W. Sandler
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
1897: To save hundreds of whalers trapped by ice floes, three men attempted the impossible--trekking 1,500 miles through the Alaskan wilderness, in winter. Author Martin W. Sandler takes us on every step of their riveting journey, facing blizzards, killing cold, injured sled dogs, and setbacks to test the strongest of wills
Awards note
A Junior Library Guild selection
Cataloging source
IEN/DLC
Citation source
Junior Library Guild
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sandler, Martin W
Dewey number
979.803
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • 15 & up
  • 10 & up
LC call number
F912.B2
LC item number
S26 2012
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bear (Ship)
  • Overland Relief Expedition
  • Whaling ships
  • Whaling
  • Reindeer
  • Rescues
  • Barrow, Point (Alaska)
Label
The impossible rescue : the true story of an amazing arctic adventure, Martin W. Sandler
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Stranded -- An audacious plan -- The long trek begins -- An extraordinary encounter -- Blizzards, reindeer and near disaster -- A desperate request -- Another agonizing decision -- Bertholf battles the odds -- A hazardous crossing -- Dire news of the whalers -- Contact -- Jarvis takes charge -- Voyage against time -- Epilogue -- What happened to them
Dimensions
26 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
163 p.
Isbn
9780763650803
Lccn
2011018618
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • 16760299
  • (OCoLC)721085661
Label
The impossible rescue : the true story of an amazing arctic adventure, Martin W. Sandler
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Stranded -- An audacious plan -- The long trek begins -- An extraordinary encounter -- Blizzards, reindeer and near disaster -- A desperate request -- Another agonizing decision -- Bertholf battles the odds -- A hazardous crossing -- Dire news of the whalers -- Contact -- Jarvis takes charge -- Voyage against time -- Epilogue -- What happened to them
Dimensions
26 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
163 p.
Isbn
9780763650803
Lccn
2011018618
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • 16760299
  • (OCoLC)721085661

Library Locations

    • Joe A. Guerra, Laredo Public Library – MainBorrow it
      1120 E. Calton Road, Laredo, TX, 78041, US
      27.5416154 -99.4826071
Processing Feedback ...