: Nikolai Rezanov and the Dream of a Russian America
From the glittering court of Catherine the Great to the wilds of the New World, Matthews conjures a ...
In the Kingdom of Ice
: The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the USS Jeannette
New York Times bestselling author Hampton Sides returns with a white-knuckle tale of polar exploration and ...
: Four Voyages and the Battle for the Theory of Evolution
Darwin's Armada tells the stories of Charles Darwin, Thomas Huxley, Joseph Hooker and Alfred Wallace, four ...
The Frozen Water Trade
: A True Story
A remarkable book about the long-forgotten North American natural ice industry, which harvested ice and ...
In the Heart of the Sea
: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex
Tells perhaps the greatest sea story ever - an event as mythic in its own century as the Titanic disaster in ...
The Ghosts of Cape Sabine
: The Harrowing True Story of the Greely Expedition
A nonfiction narrative that reads like a novel-- a raw, vivid, harrowing adventure, brilliantly told.
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