The Ice Balloon
[S.A. Andre and the Heroic Age of Arctic Exploration]Audiobook CD - 2012
In this grand and astonishing account, Alec Wilkinson brings us the story of S. A. Andrée, the visionary Swedish aeronaut who, in 1897, during the great age of Arctic endeavor, left to discover the North Pole by flying to it in a hydrogen balloon. Called by a British military officer "the most original and remarkable attempt ever made in Arctic exploration," Andrée's expedition was followed by nearly the entire world, and it made him an international legend.
Publisher: [Ashland, Ore.] : Blackstone Audio, p2012
Branch Call Number: 910.9113 W6591i 2011 CD
Characteristics: 6 sound discs (7 hrs., 30 mins.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in