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Polar Dream: The First Solo Expedition by a Woman and Her Dog to the Magnetic North Pole Paperback – September 16, 2002
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Polar Dream, the story of her solo walk to the magnetic North Pole with her Inuit dog Charlie is invigorating, with a down to earth humble look at life.
Charlie is loyaly devoted to Helen and saves her life from a polar bear. Polar Dream has been available for ten years. The first edition was excellent and the second edtion is even better with many more photos. I bought 14 books in English, 4 books in German, and one in Dutch for Christmas presents and all recipients are inspired and can't wait for Thayer's next book.
The fast moving, highly descriptive story is sentitive and not afraid to expose vulnerable inner thoughts and feelings.
This is a great book for men and women as proven by my Christmas gift list.
And kudos to wonderful Charlie, Helen's devoted dog-assitant and life saver on the journey.
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I first read it years ago and then gave it to a friend to read and she never gave it back, so recently I just decided to purchase another copy simply because I enjoyed it so much... Read morePublished 2 months ago by lucy
This is the kind of book adventure that stays with you long after you finished reading.Published 2 months ago by Shirley
Great book . A New Zealander goes to the north pole by herself with her dogs....quite rivetingPublished 5 months ago by Jeanne C.
It was wonderful and exciting. A book not to put down, but read until the end!!!Published 6 months ago by June Hence
This is an incredible book! I have NO idea why she was so determined to do this ALONE, but she did. She stood up to bears, cold, loss of supplies.....and came out smiling. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Sally Ann