In July 1881, Lieutenant A.W. Greely and his crew of 24 scientists and explorers were bound for the last region unmarked on global maps. Their goal: Farthest North. What would follow was one of the most extraordinary and terrible voyages ever made. Labyrinth of Ice is the story of the heroic lives and deaths of these voyagers hell-bent on fame and fortune ― at any cost ― and how their journey changed the world.
Critically acclaimed author, speaker, entertainer, and bon vivant, Buddy Levy is an expeditionary travel writer and journalist. Many will recognize him as the co-star of HISTORY Channel’s hit docuseries Brad Meltzer’s “Decoded.” He has published seven books, including his latest bestseller, Labyrinth of Ice: The Triumphant and Tragic Greely Polar Expedition. Based on Levy’s exhaustive research, this is the incredible true story of one of the most harrowing adventures in the annals of polar exploration.