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The Resource Dangerous work : diary of an Arctic adventure, Arthur Conan Doyle ; edited by Jon Lellenberg and Daniel Stashower

Dangerous work : diary of an Arctic adventure, Arthur Conan Doyle ; edited by Jon Lellenberg and Daniel Stashower

Label
Dangerous work : diary of an Arctic adventure
Title
Dangerous work
Title remainder
diary of an Arctic adventure
Statement of responsibility
Arthur Conan Doyle ; edited by Jon Lellenberg and Daniel Stashower
Creator
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1880 a young medical student named Arthur Conan Doyle embarked upon the "first real outstanding adventure" of his life, taking a berth as ship's surgeon on an Arctic whaler, the Hope. The voyage took him to unknown regions, showered him with dramatic and unexpected experiences, and plunged him into dangerous work on the ice floes of the Arctic seas. He tested himself, overcame the hardships, and, as he wrote later, "came of age at 80 degrees north latitude." Conan Doyle's time in the Arctic provided powerful fuel for his growing ambitions as a writer. Wi
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
ICU/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1859-1930
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Doyle, Arthur Conan
Dewey number
823/.8
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
PR4623
LC item number
.A415 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lellenberg, Jon L.
  • Stashower, Daniel
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Doyle, Arthur Conan
  • Doyle, Arthur Conan
  • Arctic regions
  • Whaling
  • Authors, Scottish
Label
Dangerous work : diary of an Arctic adventure, Arthur Conan Doyle ; edited by Jon Lellenberg and Daniel Stashower
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : "I came of age at 80 degrees north latitude" -- Facsimile of Arthur Conan Doyle's diary of his voyage as a ship's surgeon aboard the Arctic whaler S.S. Hope, February 28-August 11, 1880 -- Annotated transcript of Arthur Conan Doyle's diary of his voyage -- "It was quite an ovation" : Conan Doyle revisits the Arctic -- Arthur Conan Doyle's Arctic writings. The glamour of the Arctic ; Life on a Greenland whaler ; The captain of the "Pole-Star" ; The adventure of Black Peter
Control code
ocn783150203
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
368 pages
Isbn
9780226009056
Isbn Type
(cloth : alkaline paper)
Lccn
2012021908
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
(OCoLC)783150203
Label
Dangerous work : diary of an Arctic adventure, Arthur Conan Doyle ; edited by Jon Lellenberg and Daniel Stashower
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : "I came of age at 80 degrees north latitude" -- Facsimile of Arthur Conan Doyle's diary of his voyage as a ship's surgeon aboard the Arctic whaler S.S. Hope, February 28-August 11, 1880 -- Annotated transcript of Arthur Conan Doyle's diary of his voyage -- "It was quite an ovation" : Conan Doyle revisits the Arctic -- Arthur Conan Doyle's Arctic writings. The glamour of the Arctic ; Life on a Greenland whaler ; The captain of the "Pole-Star" ; The adventure of Black Peter
Control code
ocn783150203
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
368 pages
Isbn
9780226009056
Isbn Type
(cloth : alkaline paper)
Lccn
2012021908
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
(OCoLC)783150203

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