The Resource Frozen in time : the fate of the Franklin expedition, Owen Beattie & John Geiger, (electronic resource)

Frozen in time : the fate of the Franklin expedition, Owen Beattie & John Geiger, (electronic resource)

Label
Frozen in time : the fate of the Franklin expedition
Title
Frozen in time
Title remainder
the fate of the Franklin expedition
Statement of responsibility
Owen Beattie & John Geiger
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
""Simply Compelling""--Mordecai Richler Available for the first time as an e-book, Frozen in Time tells the dramatic story of how Sir John Franklin's elite naval forces came within sight of the Northwest Pasage, only to succumb to unimaginable horrors. A gripping tale of cannibalism, bureaucratic hubris, great courage and ground-breaking science, it shows how the excavation of three sailors from the 1845-48 Franklin expedition, buried for 138 years on the lonely Arctic headland of Beechey Island, has shed new light on what has been on of the world's great maritime
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Beattie, Owen
Dewey number
919.804
Index
no index present
LC call number
G660
LC item number
.B45 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1960-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Geiger, John
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Franklin, John
  • Arctic regions
  • Explorers
  • Franklin, John
  • Northwest Passage
  • Explorers
  • Arctic regions
  • Northwest Passage
Label
Frozen in time : the fate of the Franklin expedition, Owen Beattie & John Geiger, (electronic resource)
Link
http://calgary.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=6114FA46-1E51-4FE1-8092-5AE947D62B39
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Title; Dedication; Frontispiece; Contents; Maps; Introduction; Part One: The Skeletons; 1. King William Island, 29 June 1981; 2. A Subject of Wonder; 3. Into the Frozen Seas; 4. Puny Efforts; 5. Isthmus of the Graves; 6. Region of Terror; 7. Terror Camp Clear; 8. Scattered Bones; 9. The Boat place; 10. A Doorway Opens; Part Two: The Icemen; 11. Across the Precipice; 12. The Face of Death; 13. The Evidence Mounts; 14. Hartnell Redux; 15. The Royal Marine; 16. Understanding a Disaster; Epilogue: The Age of Lead; Acknowledgements; Appendix One; Appendix Two; Bibliography; Index; Copyright
Control code
ocn852756203
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (376 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781771004510
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)852756203
Label
Frozen in time : the fate of the Franklin expedition, Owen Beattie & John Geiger, (electronic resource)
Link
http://calgary.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=6114FA46-1E51-4FE1-8092-5AE947D62B39
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Title; Dedication; Frontispiece; Contents; Maps; Introduction; Part One: The Skeletons; 1. King William Island, 29 June 1981; 2. A Subject of Wonder; 3. Into the Frozen Seas; 4. Puny Efforts; 5. Isthmus of the Graves; 6. Region of Terror; 7. Terror Camp Clear; 8. Scattered Bones; 9. The Boat place; 10. A Doorway Opens; Part Two: The Icemen; 11. Across the Precipice; 12. The Face of Death; 13. The Evidence Mounts; 14. Hartnell Redux; 15. The Royal Marine; 16. Understanding a Disaster; Epilogue: The Age of Lead; Acknowledgements; Appendix One; Appendix Two; Bibliography; Index; Copyright
Control code
ocn852756203
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (376 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781771004510
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)852756203

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