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by Richard Parry

Free eBook Trial by Ice download ISBN: 073227432X
Author: Richard Parry
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers (Australia) Pty Ltd (February 27, 2002)
Pages: 321
Category: Biography and Memoir
Subcategory: True Crime
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Gleaning facts from the sailor's journals and court testimonies, he paints the grim picture of what occured on this tragic journey

Gleaning facts from the sailor's journals and court testimonies, he paints the grim picture of what occured on this tragic journey. Although C. F. Hall had grand plans to reach the North Pole, he was thwarted on many levels.

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Geometric slabs of ice forty feet thick drifted down Robeson Channel to fill the gaps between the heavier bergs.

Geometric slabs of ice forty feet thick drifted down Robeson Channel to fill the gaps between the heavier bergs se blocks cascaded into the narrowing channel. Floating slush and brash ice the ship could brush aside, and its reinforced beak could ram past inches of newly formed sea ice. This liberated land ice was another matter. To make matters worse, a thick fog settled over this shifting minefield.

In this powerful true story of death and survival, courage and intrigue aboard a doomed ship, Richard Parry chronicles one of the most astonishing, little known tragedies at sea in American history. Suspense builds as Parry describes the events leading up to Hall’s ‘murder,’ then climaxes in horrifying detail.

бесплатно, без регистрации и без смс. An extraordinary real-life adventure of men battling the elements and themselves, told with ice-cold precision

бесплатно, без регистрации и без смс. An extraordinary real-life adventure of men battling the elements and themselves, told with ice-cold precision.

An extraordinary real-life adventure of men battling the elements and themselves, told with ice-cold precision.

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BY RICHARD PARRY The Winter Wolf The Wolf's Pack The Wolf's Cub The Fateful Lightning: A Novel of Ulysses S. .David Stevenson's artistic rendering of the book's jacket unerringly depicts the danger and uncertainty that must have terrorized the ship's crew. Grant To my wife, Kathie, Just keep rer tinding me that over. As always, my thanks to my agent, David Hale Smith of DHS Literary, In. for his unwavering faith and support.

Parry, a retired surgeon, expertly assesses the medical evidence supporting the possibility of murder, points to the most likely suspect aboard, and details the whitewash by a subsequent naval inquiry.

In 1871, Captain Charles Hall left the US with his crew, aboard the Polaris, on a quest to be the first man to reach the North Pole. Neither the ship nor its captain would ever return. What transpired was a tragic death with whispers of murder.