Alone across the Arctic

One Woman's Epic Journey by Dog Team

By Flowers, Pam & Dixon, Ann

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ISBN
978-0-88240-547-6
Publisher
Anchorage, Alaska : Alaska Northwest Books, c2001.


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Library Journal

Reviewed on March 1, 2002

A freelance writer for several outdoor magazines and a participant in Alaska's famous Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, Flowers here chronicles her 2500-mile, solo dogsled journey from Point Barrow, AK, to Repulse Bay in the Northwest Territory of Canada. Her journey began in the dark of winter 1993 as she sledded east following a route first taken by the fifth Thule Ex...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

School Library Journal

Reviewed on November 1, 2001

Gr 5-10 With a young dogsled team, no sponsors, and no spare lead dog, Flowers set out to fulfill a lifelong dream to retrace, in reverse, a 1923-24 expedition by Norwegian explorer Knud Rasmussen and two Inuit companions, who traveled the length of the North American coast by dog team. If Flowers succeeded, she would be the first female and first American to mush that route solo. Using a balanced content of narrative, journal entries, boxed information bits, and numerous photographs, Flowers, with Di...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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