Ice Master

Ice Master

by JenniferNiven (Author)

Synopsis

Drawing on previously unpublished letters of journals of crew members, their descendants and, astonishingly, interviews with survivors, Jennifer Niven's book is a riveting account of one of the most ambitious - and disastrous - Arctic expeditions ever mounted. It is a story about unlikely heroes and unexpected villains - humans reduced to their primal needs by the infinite power and mystery of nature...'For more than 30 years I have been reading polar survival stories, but none so gripping and meticulously based on the written accounts of the survivors as The Ice Master' Ranulph Fiennes, Daily Mail 'A powerful narrative' The Independent 'Riveting and meticulously researched' Sunday Telegraph 'Niven's remarkable epic is something special...an astonishing read.' Publishing News 'With so much repetitive polar stuff on the market, it is a relief to come across something fresh.' Literary Review

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More Information

Format: Paperback
Pages: 416
Edition: Main Market
Publisher: Pan
Published: 09 Nov 2001

ISBN 10: 0330391232
ISBN 13: 9780330391238

Media Reviews
For more than 30 years I have been reading polar survival stories, but none so gripping and meticulously based on the written accounts of the survivors as The Ice Master. Ranulph Fiennes. Daily Mail A powerful narrative The Independent Riveting and meticulously researched Sunday Telegraph Niven's remarkable epic is something special...an astonishing read. Publishing News With so much repetitive polar stuff on the market, it is a relief to come across something fresh. Literary Review
Author Bio
Jennifer Niven read English at Drew University, New Jersey and then took an MFA at the American Film Institute in Los Angeles. She has worked as a screenwriter and, most recently, as an Associate Producer at ABC Television. She lives in LA and this is her first book.