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Facing the Frozen Ocean: One Man's Dream to Lead a Team Across the Treacherous North Atlantic

Facing the Frozen Ocean: One Man's Dream to Lead a Team Across the Treacherous North Atlantic

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2005
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0330427075
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9780330427074
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Five British men in an open, rigid inflatable boat fighting for their lives in perhaps the most dangerous and unpredictable seas in the world. The compelling account of the most recent adventure of the bestselling author of Facing Up. It started out as a carefully calculated attempt to complete the ...more

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