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Weird and Tragic Shores: The Story of Charles Francis Hall, Explorer

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The "first-rate detective story" ("The New York Times Book Review") of an amateur explorer in search of the lost Franklin expedition who perished ... Show synopsis

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  • Weird and Tragic Shores: The Story of Charles Francis Hall, Explorer (University of Nebraska Press) – Trade paperback (1991)
    by Chauncey C Loomis

    Weird and Tragic Shores: The Story of Charles Francis Hall, Explorer

    Trade paperback, University of Nebraska Press
    1991
    English
    403 pages

    ISBN: 080327937X
    ISBN-13: 9780803279377

    A Cincinnati businessman named Charles Francis Hall set out for the Arctic in 1860 to search for members of Sir John Franklin's expedition, missing for 15 years. An amateur explorer without scientific training, Hall was extraordinary in his determination, independence and energy. Drawing on surviving letters and journals, this study reconstructs Hall's forays into the Arctic. His last trip, in 1871, brought him closer to the Pole than any other Westerner had ever been, and ended with his death under mysterious circumstances ... Show more

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