The Flight of the Eagle

By: Sundman, Per Olof; Sandbach, Mary (Translator)

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First American edition. Includes original jacket. Jacket lightly rubbed & toned. 1970 Hard Cover. 383 pp. 8vo. Maps on endpapers. An account of S.A. Andree's ill-fated 1897 attempt to travel to the North Pole in a hydrogen balloon (called the Eagle). The deaths of Andree and his two companions went unexplained for nearly 50 years. Sundman also uses this story as an opportunity to examine society's thirst for adventurous heroes, and the dangerous feats people attempt in pursuit of that status.

Title: The Flight of the Eagle

Author: Sundman, Per Olof; Sandbach, Mary (Translator)

Categories: Polar Expeditions, Adventure,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Pantheon Books: 1970

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 1764967

Keywords: ADVENTURE ARCTIC BALLOON VOYAGE NORTH POLE POLAR EXPEDITION S.A. ANDREE,