LIBRARY SHELF: The Polar Passion

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ICI-LIBpolarpassion-wMowat, Farley;
The Polar Passion: The Quest for the North Pole (1967)

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First Line: “As the needle of the compass is irresistibly attracted to the North Magnetic Pole, so a strange scattering of human beings have been just as irresistibly attracted to that other, chimerical Pole, the geographic one.”

Last Line: “The airline company concluded that, even as a tourist attraction, the North Pole held no interest for the new generations of mankind.”

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Accession #: ICI-02827

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