The Resource Journey to the edge of the world, Billy Connolly

Journey to the edge of the world, Billy Connolly

Label
Journey to the edge of the world
Title
Journey to the edge of the world
Statement of responsibility
Billy Connolly
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In the summer of 2008 Billy Connolly set sail on a ten-week journey from ocean to ocean: from the Atlantic to the Pacific, by way of the North West Passage - a fabled route deep within the Arctic Circle that has thwarted explorers and fortune-hunters for centuries. For Cook, Drake and countless other adventurers, the North West Passage has been an alluring but impossible journey, a trial of unparallelled physical and mental strength, a haunting and fascinating wilderness. Now the Arctic is melting at a rate of 36,000 square miles a year and the journey is finally possible. For the first time, if you're quick, you can sail freely, if precariously, from Newfoundland right round to Vancouver. By plane, rail, road and boat, along coastlines and across sweeping landscapes that represent the final Northern frontier of the inhabited world for both man and beast, Billy's adventure embraces a memorable mix of bizarre encounters, Hemingway-esque characters, incredible wildlife, forgotten languages, big game hunting and all night carousing under the midnight sun."--Global Books in Print
Cataloging source
UKM
Dewey number
910.4
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Journey to the edge of the world, Billy Connolly
Label
Journey to the edge of the world, Billy Connolly
Publication
Note
TV tie-in
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
143941
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Dimensions
26 cm.
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Extent
vii, 308 pages
Isbn
9780755318858
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
col illustrations, map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) TASP143941
  • (OCoLC)271772733
  • (OCoLC)291005231
  • (Nz)12564569
  • 143941

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