Canada’s Forgotten Arctic Hero

Jim Lotz

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ISBN: 9781895415940

Canada’s Forgotten Arctic Hero

  Author:   Jim Lotz    
  Publisher:  Breton Books

This is the terrific true adventure of an unjustly forgotten Cape Bretoner, Canada’s first photographer of the High Arctic. George Rice emerged as a leader on an American Arctic expedition and died a hero
searching for food for his starving comrades. This gripping and painful story is told through George Rice’s previously unpublished diaries. Packed with humour, pathos, and magnificent description, this book is a powerful historic and literary event, masterfully presented by Jim Lotz who, seventy-five years later on Operation Hazen, served in the footsteps of the Lady Franklin Bay Expedition.

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ISBN associated with this title:9781895415940
Item BB0082
PublisherBreton Books
PublisherBreton Books
Published onNovember 16 2009
Language eng
Pages 184
Format Paperback
Dimensions9(in) x 6(in)
Shipping weight340(g)
Status ACTIVE TITLE
Jim Lotz is Senior Research Fellow at the Community Economic Development Institute.