By Jennifer Niven
Now in paperback, the gripping and encouraging story of a woman's survival by myself within the Arctic.
In 1921, 4 males and one lady ventured deep into the Arctic. years later, just one returned.
When 23-year-old Inuit Ada Blackjack signed on as a seamstress for a top-secret Arctic day trip, her objective was once uncomplicated: make money and discover a husband. yet her terrifying stories -- either within the wild and again in civilization -- contain probably the most awesome untold adventures of the 20 th century. according to a wealth of unpublished fabrics, together with Ada's never-before-seen diaries, bestselling writer Jennifer Niven narrates this actual tale of an unheralded girl who turned an not likely hero.
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Ada BlackJack: A True Story of Survival in the Arctic by Jennifer Niven