The Magnetic North: Notes From the Arctic Circle

3.68 avg rating
( 345 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780224082211: The Magnetic North: Notes From the Arctic Circle
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

Smashing through the Arctic Ocean with the crew of a Russian icebreaker, herding reindeer across the tundra with Lapps and shadowing the Trans-Alaskan pipeline with truckers, the author uncovers the beautiful, brutal reality of the Arctic.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Review:

"Wheeler writes about travel so well because she delights in travelling...She has a rare and precious talent."
--Scotsman

"...a wise, provoking and zestful chronicle, poetic, often tragic and always engaging." --The Sunday Times

"A superb account of her circumpolar wanderings...Wheeler is an excellent narrator, intelligent, amusing, poetic and down to earth."
-- Literary Review

"a fusion of history and myth...elegant and intelligent". --Books Quartely

`Wheeler's beautiful language and riveting narrative add up to a powerful account of what is at stake and what has already been lost' --Irish Times

`... is an entertaining mix of popular science, history and reportage, wrapped up in some seriously fine writing.' --The Mail on Sunday

`wonderful account of her journeys through the region.' --Financial Times

`Wheeler is excellent company .... with her observations on the consequences of our actions always well balanced and open-minded.' --Big Issue (London)

'The prose is startling and sharp-edged as the icy landscapes themselves'
--Financial Times

` an ambitious, adventurous, well-researched, spirited account' --The Tablet

Book Description:

Over a decade after her exploration of the Antarctic in Terra Incognita, Sara Wheeler uncovers the beautiful, brutal reality of the Arctic.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Wheeler, Sara
Published by Jonathan Cape Ltd
ISBN 10: 0224082213 ISBN 13: 9780224082211
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
London Bridge Books
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Jonathan Cape Ltd. Hardcover. Condition: New. 0224082213 Dispatched from London. Seller Inventory # Z0224082213ZN

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
7.40
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 4.19
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Sara Wheeler
Published by Jonathan Cape Ltd (2009)
ISBN 10: 0224082213 ISBN 13: 9780224082211
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Jonathan Cape Ltd, 2009. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110224082213

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
27.13
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 1.42
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Wheeler, Sara
Published by Jonathan Cape Ltd
ISBN 10: 0224082213 ISBN 13: 9780224082211
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Cloud 9 Books
(Wellington, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Jonathan Cape Ltd. Hardcover. Condition: New. 0224082213 New Condition. Seller Inventory # NEW7.0986866

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
44.14
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.56
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds