Author:Dr. Jerri Nielsen with Maryanne Vollers

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Ice Bound: A Doctor's Incredible Battle for Survival at the South Pole

By: Dr. Jerri Nielsen with Maryanne Vollers

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Hyperion: 2001

Seller ID: 6865

ISBN: 0786866845

Condition: Used - Very Good


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Image for Ice Bound: A Doctor's Incredible Battle for Survival at the South Pole

Ice Bound: A Doctor's Incredible Battle for Survival at the South Pole

By: Dr. Jerri Nielsen with Maryanne Vollers

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Hyperion: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 77365

ISBN: 0786866845

Condition: Used - Very Good


Jerri Nielsen was a forty-six-year-old doctor working in Ohio when she made the decision to take a year's sabbatical at Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station on Antarctica, the most remote and perilous place on Earth. The "Polies," as they are known, live in almost total darkness for six months of the year, in winter temperatures as low as 100 degrees below zero--with no way in or out before the spring.During the long winter of 1999, Dr. Nielsen, solely responsible for the mental and physical fitness of a team of researchers, construction workers, and support staff, discovered a lump in her bre... View more info