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The Man Who Ate His Boots by Anthony Brandt
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May 04, 11

Read from April 04 to May 04, 2011

This was a compelling adventure story, though some of the political chapters were a bit slow. The author needed to include many, many more maps. . . how frustrating to read about how Franklin and his men spent their first of many long winters stranded on a certain island, only to find that not one of the maps in the book included that island. I mostly kept my computer at hand to cross-reference. This Canadian site was particularly useful:

http://ve.torontopubliclibrary.ca/fro...
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