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Vagrant Viking

my life and adventures.

by Peter Freuchen

  • 136 Want to read
  • 4 Currently reading

Published by J. Messner in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Adventure and adventurers

  • Edition Notes

    StatementTranslated from the Danish by Johan Hambro.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsG530 .F89
    The Physical Object
    Pagination422 p.
    Number of Pages422
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6136634M
    LC Control Number53010502
    OCLC/WorldCa486492

    Vagrant Viking;: My life and adventures by Peter Freuchen Dust jacket missing. Shelf and handling wear to cover and binding, with general signs of previous use. Seller Rating: % positive. VAGRANT VIKING. By. GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Email Address Subscribe. Tweet. KIRKUS REVIEW. This proves once again that truth is stranger than fiction. Freuchen, from childhood in Denmark on attracted adventure. Or if it didn't come to him he sought it out and made for himself a career- and a reputation- as an explorer, a seeker after.

    Buy VAGRANT VIKING MY LIFE AND ADVENTURES by FREUCHEN, PETER (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(15). In his autobiography, ‘Vagrant Viking’, Freuchen gave a detailed account of what transpired. He stated that this expedition was the first-ever exploration of Greenland. However, he and his crew found themselves in a blizzard. Freuchen attempted to hide under the dog sled but ended up fully buried under the snow. It soon turned to ice.

    Freuchen’s autobiography, Vagrant Viking (full text available on-line here), vividly describes his life, starting when he was a restless, unhappy youth driven to get out of the ordinary world into the wide open spaces of the s the most memorable anecdote in the book concerns his harrowing escape from a coffin-sized tomb of ice and snow that had immobilized him as he sheltered in. Viking Historical Fiction Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book.


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