North to the night: a spiritual odyssey in the Arctic

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Broadway Books,
Pub. Date:
1998.
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English
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Story of a voyage to the Arctic in 1994-95 in a 36-foot steel cutter. The author & his wife seek adventure, nature, & a deeper understanding of the Inuit people, finding more of all three than they dreamed. Their boat iced in for the winter in the Northwest passage at 74 degrees North, word comes by radio that Diana's father is dying of cancer. The Canadian Coast Guard evacuates her by helicopter & Alvah must survive the winter darkness alone but for a cat. Harrowing adventures, great photographs, & a flair for story telling.
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subject_facet Arctic Regions, Arctic regions -- Description and travel, Arctique -- Descriptions et voyages, Biographies, Biography, Explorateurs -- {uFFFD}Etats-Unis -- Biographies, Explorers, Explorers -- United States -- Biography, Inuit -- Conditions sociales, Inuit -- Social conditions, Inuits -- Conditions sociales, Navigation {uFFFD}a voile -- Arctique, Simon, Alvah, Simon, Alvah -- Travel -- Arctic regions, Simon, Alvah -- Voyages -- Arctique, Simon, Diana, Simon, Diana -- Travel -- Arctic regions, Simon, Diana -- Voyages -- Arctique, Travel, United States
title_display North to the night : a spiritual odyssey in the Arctic
title_full North to the night : a spiritual odyssey in the Arctic / Alvah Simon
title_short North to the night :
title_sub a spiritual odyssey in the Arctic
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