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Virtual
Evening Lecture: Icebound

December 9, 2021 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM EST

Icebound: Shipwrecked at the Edge of the World

FREE VIRTUAL LECTURE
Advance registration is required.

Presenter: Andrea Pitzer, author and journalist

Set off on a glacial trip with author Andrea Pitzer as she shares the tale of William Barents’s 16th-century Arctic adventures along with stories of her own polar explorations.

About the lecture:

In the bestselling tradition of Hampton Sides’s In the Kingdom of Ice, Icebound, a “gripping adventure tale” (Boston Globe) recounts of Dutch polar explorer William Barents’s three harrowing Arctic expeditions — the last of which in 1596 resulted in a relentlessly challenging year-long fight for survival. In Icebound, Pitzer conducted extensive research learning how to use 400-year-old navigation equipment, setting out on three Arctic expeditions to retrace Barents’s steps, and visiting replicas of Barents’s ship and cabin.  Come hear how she masterfully combines a riveting tale of survival with a sweeping history of the great Age of Exploration — a time of hope, adventure, and seemingly unlimited geographic frontiers.

Author Andrea Pitzer. Courtesy of Jennifer Burns Photography.


Icebound: Shipwrecked at the Edge of the World
Thursday, December 9, 2021 • 7 p.m. (ET)

 



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Details

Date:
December 9, 2021
Time:
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM EST

Venue

The Mariners’ Museum
100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
Phone:
(757) 596-2222
Website:
https://marinersmuseum.org