By Jennifer Niven
In September 1921, 4 younger males and Ada Blackjack, a diminutive 25-year-old Eskimo lady, ventured deep into the Arctic in a mystery try and colonize desolate Wrangel Island for excellent Britain. years later, Ada Blackjack emerged because the sole survivor of this formidable polar day trip. This younger, unskilled woman--who had headed to the Arctic looking for cash and a husband--conquered the likely unconquerable north and survived on their own after her male partners had perished.
Following her successful go back to civilization, the overseas press proclaimed her the feminine Robinson Crusoe. yet no matter what tales the click became out got here from the imaginations of journalists: Ada Blackjack refused to talk to somebody approximately her terrible years within the Arctic. purely on one occasion--after fees have been released falsely accusing her of inflicting the loss of life of 1 her companions--did she converse up for herself.
Jennifer Niven has created an soaking up, compelling background of this outstanding girl, taking complete benefit of the wealth of first-hand assets approximately Ada that exist, together with her never-before-seen diaries, the unpublished diaries from different fundamental characters, and interviews with Ada's surviving son. Ada Blackjack is greater than a rugged story of a lady fighting the weather to outlive within the frozen north--it is the tale of a hero.
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Ada Blackjack: A True Story of Survival in the Arctic by Jennifer Niven