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I enjoyed reading this book - a journey most of us couldn't (and probably wouldn't) dream of doing ourselves but amazing to read about. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Patricia Cotter
Norwegian Liv Arneson and American Ann Bancroft had a dream -- a strange dream. Each was called to the frozen continent of Antarctica. Read morePublished on September 5, 2008 by Linda Bulger
I agree with other reviewers that this is only an average read. But the story of this Antarctic adventure is still remarkable and anyone interested in women's outdoor adventures... Read morePublished on January 3, 2008 by Sabrina Oesterle
My bookclub chose this book this month and we were very excited by the subject matter. What a disappointment! Read morePublished on September 26, 2007 by DainAlee
Now I know what women can do, and it's great. These women seem just like me and yet they did this extraordinary thing. They're probably mad, but good on them.Published on July 17, 2007 by Sally Hunter
These intrepid modern-day explorers dare to go where only penguins march on the ice-encrused terrain. Read morePublished on November 17, 2005 by Betty Burks
An interesting story but only an average read. Jumping from one author to another is distracting. There are many other books written about women doing remarkable journeys that make... Read morePublished on November 22, 2003
This book's account of Liv and Ann's long trek across Antarctica is riveting, and it's just incredible how much they suffered and how they managed to continue despite it. Read morePublished on November 11, 2003
This is an interesting adventure that contains some good information. These two women had fortitude. Some information is repeated as each character tells her story. Read morePublished on September 26, 2003