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The last gentleman adventurer

coming of age in the Arctic

by Edward Beauclerk Maurice

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Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Canada, Northern,
  • Baffin Island (Nunavut),
  • Canada, Northern.
    • Subjects:
    • Maurice, Edward Beauclerk.,
    • Hudson"s Bay Company -- Biography.,
    • Explorers -- Canada, Northern -- Biography.,
    • Frontier and pioneer life -- Canada, Northern.,
    • Inuit -- Canada, Northern -- Social life and customs -- 20th century,
    • Canada, Northern -- Description and travel.,
    • Baffin Island (Nunavut) -- Description and travel.,
    • Canada, Northern -- Discovery and exploration.,
    • Canada, Northern -- Social life and customs -- 20th century,
    • Canada, Northern -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementEdward Beauclerk Maurice.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF1090.5 .M38 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 392 p. ;
      Number of Pages392
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3420613M
      ISBN 100618517510
      ISBN 109780618517510
      LC Control Number2005040449

      "If you like reality, The Last Gentleman Adventurer will be your cup of tea: a delicious quaff of it. Savor it!" -- Edward Hoagland "Maurice's memoir supplies a fascinating elegy to a vanishing world." -- Telegraph "One of those rare writers who will be remembered for turning out one great memoir/travel book. The Last Gentleman Adventurer: Coming of Age in the Arctic (Houghton Mifflin, November 1, ) is Maurice's exhilarating true story of his struggles and triumphs living and working in the Canadian Arctic. In June , young Maurice sets off from London on his life-altering journey.

      The Last of the Gentlemen Adventurers (Audio Download): : Edward Beauclerk Maurice, Gordon Dulieu, ISIS Audio Books: Books5/5(4). "If you like reality, The Last Gentleman Adventurer will be your cup of tea: a delicious quaff of it. Savor it!" -- Edward Hoagland"Maurice's memoir supplies a fascinating elegy to a vanishing world." -- Telegraph"One of those rare writers who will be remembered for turning out one great memoir/travel book.

      The Last Gentleman Adventurer Coming of Age in the Arctic (Book): Maurice, Edward Beauclerk: This is a great book about life at remote bases in Canada's far north as seen by a young English boy who went there by himself to see the world and got more than he could have bargained for. Beautifully written. --Sir Ranulph Fiennes As spare, gleaming, and exhilarating . Last Gentleman Adventurer Coming of Age in the Arctic by Edward Beau Maurice available in Trade Paperback on , also read synopsis and reviews. This is a great book about life at remote bases in Canada's far north as seen by a young English boy.


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