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Title:
Icemen
Author:
Conefrey, Mick.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York: TV Books, [1998]

©1998
Physical Description:
189 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
General Note:
"Icemen is the companion to the television series aired on The history channel."

"First published by MacMillan Publishers Ltd. in 1998."
Language:
English
Added Author:
ISBN:
9781575000381
Format :
Book

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Central Library G620 .C66 1998 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks
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Summary

Summary

Conefrey and Jordan profile legendary adventurers Robert Peary and Frederick Cook as well as lesser-known Arctic explorers who left their marks. Photos.


Author Notes

Mick Conefrey, the Series Producer of the television documentary "Icemen," has worked for the BBC for over ten years. His recent directing credits include "Dancing in the Streets," "Even Further Abroad," and "Building Sights."
Tim Jordan, the Associate Producer, has worked on several major documentary series including "The Aristocracy," "CIA," and "The Underworld."


Table of Contents

Acknowledgementsp. 9
Introductionp. 11
Chapter 1 The Man Who Ate His Shoesp. 15
Chapter 2 The Thing that I Must Dop. 34
Chapter 3 The Slippery Polep. 53
Chapter 4 Balloonaticp. 70
Chapter 5 The Last Vikingp. 84
Chapter 6 One Man and His Dogp. 103
Chapter 7 An Englishman Abroadp. 115
Chapter 8 The War for the Weatherp. 132
Chapter 9 Over and Underp. 147
Chapter 10 A Town Called Resolutep. 161
Postscriptp. 175
Bibliographyp. 181
Indexp. 184

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