Rowing the Northwest Passage

Rowing the Northwest Passage

Adventure, Fear, and Awe in A Rising Sea

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"In this gripping first-hand account, four seasoned adventurers navigate a sophisticated, high-tech rowboat across the Northwest Passage. One of the "last firsts" remaining in the adventure world, this journey is only possible because of the dramatic impacts of global warming in the high Arctic, which provide an ironic opportunity to draw attention to the growing urgency of climate change."-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Vancouver [B.C.] ; Berkeley [California] : Greystone Books, [2017]
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9781771641340
1771641347
Call Number: 910.91632 V182r 2017
Characteristics: 226 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations ; 22 cm

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Four seasoned adventurers navigate a sophisticated, high-tech rowboat across the Northwest Passage. Along the way, the team repeatedly face life-threatening danger from storms unparalleled in their ferocity and unpredictability and bears witness to unprecedented changes in the Arctic habitat and ... Read More »


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Mar 27, 2018

Disappointing as an adventure story. Poorly written. No map. No schematic of boat. Little description of natural world. The author seems to have jumped on the environmental bandwagon in order to secure sponsorship and readership.

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