Fast in the Ice by Robert Michael Ballantyne

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At the age of 16 Ballantyne went to Canada and was six years in the service of the Hudson’s Bay Company. His rule in writing, being in every case, was to write as far as possible from personal knowledge of the scenes he described.In this book he details the lives of the crew as they must overwinter in the frozen north including their meetings with Eskimos and bears and their struggles with disease. This is a realistic account of what life was like for the explorers of the Arctic.

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At the age of 16 Ballantyne went to Canada and was six years in the service of the Hudson’s Bay Company. His rule in writing, being in every case, was to write as far as possible from personal knowledge of the scenes he described.In this book he details the lives of the crew as they must overwinter in the frozen north including their meetings with Eskimos and bears and their struggles with disease. This is a realistic account of what life was like for the explorers of the Arctic.
Language
🇬🇧 English
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2019-11-05 19:16
last episode published
2017-04-21 00:00
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Number of Episodes
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Society & Culture Sports & Recreation History Literature Outdoor Arts

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21.04.2017

01 – Introduction

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20.04.2017

02 – At Sea, The First Storm

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19.04.2017

03 – In the Ice, Dangers of Arctic Voyaging

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18.04.2017

04 – Difficulties, Troubles, And Dangers

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17.04.2017

05 – A Gale, Narrow Escapes, Signs Of Winter, Set Fast

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16.04.2017

06 – Preparations for Wintering, Remarkable Adventures with a Bear

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15.04.2017

07 – A Great Battle with the Walrus

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14.04.2017

08 – The Cause of Ice-Bergs, Fox-Chase, A Bear

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13.04.2017

09 – A Visit to the Eskimos, Wonderful Doings, A Mystery

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12.04.2017

10 – The Tale of a Kite, A Great Bear-Fight

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11.04.2017

11 – Christmas Time, Death, Return of Light and Hope, Disasters and Final Deliverance

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