The story of a missionary and his wife and the 1897 journey he took with seven Eskimos and hundreds of reindeer over seven hundred frozen miles to rescure the starving crews of eight icebound whaling ships.


  • John Taliaferro former senior editor at "Newsweek" and author of three other books, "Great White Fathers," "Charles Russell," and "Tarzan Forever."

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