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9781797120683 (8 compact discs) $40.00
9781797120690 (8 compact discs) $40.00
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Icebound [sound recording] : shipwrecked at the edge of the world
 by Simon & Schuster Audio, New York, NY :
8 audio discs (approximately 570 min.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Title from web page.
Read by Fred Sanders.
The human story has always been one of perseverance-often against remarkable odds. The most astonishing survival tale of all might be that of 16th-century Dutch explorer William Barents and his crew of sixteen, who ventured farther north than any Europeans before and, on their third polar exploration, lost their ship off the frozen coast of Nova Zembla to unforgiving ice. The men would spend the next year fighting off ravenous polar bears, gnawing hunger, and endless winter.