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Rowing to Latitude: Journeys Along the Arctic's Edge
Rowing to Latitude Journeys Along the Arctic's Edge
Author: Jill Fredston
Jill Fredston has traveled more than twenty thousand miles of the Arctic and sub-Arctic-backwards. With her ocean-going rowing shell and her husband, Doug Fesler, in a small boat of his own, she has disappeared every summer for years, exploring the rugged shorelines of Alaska, Canada, Greenland, Spitsbergen, and Norway. Carrying what they need t...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780865476554
ISBN-10: 0865476551
Publication Date: 10/10/2002
Pages: 312
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  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
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3.9 stars, based on 8 ratings
Publisher: North Point Press
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
Members Wishing: 1
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This book is best appreciated by those who might have a similar attraction to wild country as does the author, Jill Fredston.

Often lyrical, always worshipful of the Arctic's Edge, Fredston's account of rowing feats along the coasts of Alaska, Greenland, Norway, and Labrador will most resonate with those who've often dipped oars or paddles into the water themselves. Just when descriptions of the thousands of miles of shoreline threaten to slip into the mundane, Fredston introduces polar bears, anthropomorphic winds, or wild water.

This book will likely resonate with those whose adventures take them to the edge as often as Fredston and her husband, Doug, spent in those fragile spaces.
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