The Man Who Ate His Boots
The Tragic History of the Search for the Northwest PassageBook - 2010
Brandt tells the fascinating whole story of the search for the Northwest Passage, from its beginnings early in the age of exploration through its development into a British national obsession to the final sordid, terrible descent into scurvy, starvation, and cannibalism.
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2010.
Characteristics: xvi, 441 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.