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Wake of the Invercauld. in dj.

By: ALLEN, Madelene Ferguson

Price: $40.00

Publisher: McGill-Queens UP, 1997, ISBN:0-7735-1688-3:

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ALLEN, Madelene Ferguson. Wake of the Invercauld: Shipwrecked in the Sub-Antarctic: a great-grandaughter's pilgrimage. Montreal & Kingston: McGill-Queens UP, (1997). Pp 256. Illustrated. 4to, blue cloth. "Robert Holding, a young English adventurer, was only 23 when in 1864 he was shipwrecked with 19 others on the windswept, inhospitable Auckland Islands in the sub-Antarctic Ocean south of New Zealand. By the time he was rescued a year later, only two of his shipmates were taken off the island with him, the rest having perished from starvation and exposure. This is the extraordinary sto... View more info