The Voyage of the Narwhal
A NovelBook - 1998
A major novel by the author of "Ship Fever", winner of the 1996 National Book Award for fiction. Part adventure, part love story, this unforgettable novel captures a crucial moment in the history of exploration. Combining fact and fiction, the story focuses on Erasmus Darwin Wells, a 19th-century scholar/naturalist and his expedition to search for an open polar sea. NPR feature.
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, c1998
Edition: 1st ed
Branch Call Number: FICTION Barrett
Characteristics: 399 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm
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