This is the story of the most famous iceberg of all time--the
iceberg that has gripped the imagination of the world, that humbled
human technology and dramatized the wonders and dangers of the
North Atlantic Ocean.
Author Richard Brown uses the iceberg's story to present the
natural history of the Arctic Ocean and the North Atlantic at the
turn of the twentieth century. A rich panoply of birds, whales,
bears, seals and other ships cross the path of the iceberg. With an
expert's understanding of natural history and an authentic
storyteller's voice, Brown weaves these storylines together as the
iceberg slowly drifts away from Greenland and down the coast of
Labrador to its fateful encounter with the world's most famous
With extensive illustrations drawn from volumes of exploration
and natural history of the period, this is a beautiful and
compelling read. First published in 1983 and championed by
publishers worldwide, this reprint of the original edition is
accompanied by a brief biographical note on Richard Brown's career
as a research scientist working for the Canadian Wildlife
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