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Record #167861:

Ada Blackjack: A true story of survival in the Arctic / Jennifer Niven.

Title: Ada Blackjack: A true story of survival in the Arctic / Jennifer Niven.
Author(s): Niven, Jennifer.
Date: 2003.
Publisher: New York, USA: Hyperion
Abstract: Heroine of Stefansson's empire-building project of seizing Wrangel Island, who survived harsh conditions, cared for dying Lorne Knight when rest of party set out for rescue, and was sadly traduced by Harold Noice, who came to search for party and brought her off. Her story eventually came out, partly as spin-off from Noice's and Stefansson's own bitter dispute, and when her defaced diaries were reconstructed.
Keywords: 92 -- Biographies: Blackjack, Ada.
91(08) -- Expeditions: 1921.
X -- Biographies and obituaries.
(*3) -- Arctic regions.
(*521) -- Vrangelya, Ostrov.
Location(s): SCO: SPRI-SHF: 92[Blackjack, A.]
ISBN: 0786868635
SPRI record no.: 167861

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