Ada BlackJack: A True Story of Survival in the Arctic by Jennifer Niven

By Jennifer Niven

Now in paperback, the gripping and encouraging story of a woman's survival on my own within the Arctic.
In 1921, 4 males and one girl ventured deep into the Arctic. years later, just one returned.
When 23-year-old Inuit Ada Blackjack signed on as a seamstress for a top-secret Arctic excursion, her target used to be basic: earn a living and discover a husband. yet her terrifying reports -- either within the wild and again in civilization -- include essentially the most outstanding untold adventures of the twentieth century. in keeping with a wealth of unpublished fabrics, together with Ada's never-before-seen diaries, bestselling writer Jennifer Niven narrates this actual tale of an unheralded lady who grew to become an not likely hero.

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