LIBRARY SHELF: The Ice Balloon

Wilkinson, Alec
The Ice Balloon: S.A. Andrée and the Heroic Age of Arctic Exploration (2011)

FIRST LINE: “In August of 1930, a Norwegian sloop, the Bratvaag, sailing in the Arctic Ocean, stopped at a remote island called White Island.”

LAST LINE: “…a tall, slender young man…lost in thinking about the currents of the air and having no idea how he will die.”

ICI SHELF: Current Project

ICI HISTORY: Last line at the ICI-Twitter Feed (06-25-12)

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