Canada’s Forgotten Arctic Hero — George Rice and the Lady Franklin Bay Expedition, 1881-1884
by Jim Lotz • photos • maps • 192 pages
TERRIFIC TRUE ADVENTURE of Cape Bretoner George Rice—Canada's first photographer of the High Arctic—who emerged a leader on an American Arctic expedition, and died a hero searching for food for his starving comrades.
This gripping and painful story is told through George Rice's previously unpublished diaries.
Packed with humour, pathos, and magnificent description, this book is a powerful literary and historical event.