A Man's Woman

A Man's Woman

by Frank Norris

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Overview

At four o'clock in the morning everybody in the tent was still asleep, exhausted by the terrible march of the previous day. The hummocky ice and pressure-ridges that Bennett had foreseen had at last been met with, and, though camp had been broken at six o'clock and though men and dogs had hauled and tugged and wrestled with the heavy sledges until five o'clock in the afternoon, only a mile and a half had been covered. But though the progress was slow, it was yet progress. It was not the harrowing, heart-breaking immobility of those long months aboard the Freja. Every yard to the southward, though won at the expense of a battle with the ice, brought them nearer to Wrangel Island and ultimate safety.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781481075640
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 11/22/2012
Pages: 176
Sales rank: 1,080,864
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.41(d)

About the Author

Benjamin Franklin "Frank" Norris Jr. (March 5, 1870 - October 25, 1902) was an American journalist and sometime novelist during the Progressive Era, whose fiction was predominantly in the naturalist genre.

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