Ada Blackjack : : a true story of survival in the Atlantic

Title Ada Blackjack : : a true story of survival in the Atlantic
Names Niven, Jennifer.
Book Number DBG03401
Title Status Download Only
Medium Digital Book
Annotation Ada Blackjack was an unskilled 23-year-old Inuit woman from Nome, Alaska, who signed on as a seamstress for a top-secret expedition to the far North, to colonize desolate Wrangel Island. When the expedition went wrong, Ada was left on her own but managed to return home, only to be tricked, exploited and hounded by journalists and others. A true story of a woman who survived a terrible time in the wild only to face a different ordeal in civilization. 2003. Unrated. Marrakesh title.
Narrator Saxton, Anne.
Local Subject Biography & Autobiography - BIO
Adult Book - AD
Adult Non-Fiction - AN
Geography - GOG
Travel & Geography - TRA
History - HST
Women's Interest - WOM
General Non-Fiction - GNF
History - Modern World - HWO
Audience Notes Female narrator.
Unrated.
LC Subject Inuit women - Biography
Women explorers - Arctic regions - Biography
Arctic regions - Discovery and exploration
Wrangel Island (Russia) - Discovery and exploration
Nonfiction
Biographies
Call Number 915.77 B ANF
Language English
Released 2003
Publication Info Toronto : CNIB, 2003
Original Publication Recorded from: New York : Hyperion, 2003.
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