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McGOOGAN, Ken. Lady Franklin's Revenge . A True Story of Ambition, Obsession and the Remaking of Arctic History. (Toronto): HarperCollins, (2005). Pp.(12),1-467,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, blue paper covered boards with gilt lett ering to spine. "When her husband, Sir John Franklin, disappeared into the Arctic in 1845, in a misguided attempt to discover the final link in the Northwest Passage, [Lady Jane Franklin] orchestrated an unprecedented twelve-year search. Though she failed to rescue Franklin, she contributed more to the dsicovery of the North than any celebrated explorer, and turned failureinto triumph by creating a legend that has survived to this day." - from t he dj. Vg in dj. 22.50
Title: Lady Franklin's Revenge : A True Story of Ambition, Obsession and the Remaking of Arctic History. in dj.
Publisher: HarperCollins, Toronto, 2005, ISBN:0002006715:
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