The Resource Death wins in the Arctic: : the lost winter patrol of 1910, Kerry Karram, (ebook)

Death wins in the Arctic: : the lost winter patrol of 1910, Kerry Karram, (ebook)

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Death wins in the Arctic: : the lost winter patrol of 1910
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Death wins in the Arctic:
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the lost winter patrol of 1910
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Kerry Karram
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eng
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A harrowing tale of human intelligence pitted against the forces of nature. With prospectors, trappers, and whalers pouring into northwestern Canada, the North West Mounted Police were dispatched to the newest frontier to maintain patrols, protect indigenous peoples, and enforce laws in the North. In carrying out their duties, these intrepid men endured rigorous and dangerous conditions. On December 21, 1910, a four-man patrol left Fort McPherson, Northwest Territories, heading for Dawson City, Yukon, a distance of 670 kilometres. They never arrived. The harrowing drama of their 52-day struggle to survive is an account of courageous failure, one that will resonate strongly in its depiction of human intelligence pitted against the implacable forces of nature. Based on Fitzgerald's daily journal records, Death Wins in the Arctic tells of their tremendous courage, their willingness to face unthinkable conditions, and their dedication to fulfill the oath they took. Throughout their ordeal, issues of conservation, law enforcement, Aboriginal peoples, and sovereignty emerge, all of which are global concerns today
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Midwest
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Karram, Kerry
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971.91
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non fiction
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  • Fitzgerald, Francis J
  • Royal North West Mounted Police (Canada)
  • Police patrol
  • Disasters
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Northwest Territories
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adult
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Death wins in the Arctic: : the lost winter patrol of 1910, Kerry Karram, (ebook)
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9781459717558
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MWT11841523
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Death wins in the Arctic: : the lost winter patrol of 1910, Kerry Karram, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781459717558
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11841523
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11841523
System control number
MWT11841523
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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