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Re-released to coincide with the discovery of one of the lost Franklin Expedition ships.Frozen in Time tells the dramatic story of how Sir John Franklin’s elite naval forces came within sight of the Northwest Passage, only to succumb to unimaginable horrors. A gripping tale of cannibalism, bureaucratic hubris, great courage and ground-breaking science, it shows how the excavation of three sailors from the 184548 Franklin expedition, buried for 138 years on the Arctic headland of Beechey Island, has shed new light on what has been one of the world’s great maritime mysteries.
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Owen Beattie (born 3 June 1949) is a Canadian professor of anthropology at the University of Alberta.
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