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The man who ate his boots

the history of the search for the Northwest passage

by Anthony Brandt

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Published by Alfred A. Knopf in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Explorers -- Northwest Passage -- History,
  • Explorers -- Arctic regions -- History,
  • Northwest Passage -- Discovery and exploration -- History,
  • Arctic regions -- Discovery and exploration -- History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAnthony Brandt.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsG640 .B73 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23832956M
    ISBN 109780307263926
    LC Control Number2009038835
    OCLC/WorldCa401141613

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