Surviving On This Ice
It’s hardly a surprise to discover that twenty-two year old Sam Branson has a love of adventure and a real concern about our future in a world threatened by rapid climate change. Journeying into the heart of the Arctic wilderness with his father and a film crew, Sam explores the changing landscape and the lives of the native Inuit people who have survived in a relentlessly inhospitable environment for 5,000 years.Sleeping on frozen seas and encountering majestic polar bears, Sam and his father embark together on a winter expedition, which Sam must ultimately complete on his own, finding new depths of resilience and courage in a formidable and breathtaking landscape.
Virgin Books, 9780753515365, 192pp.
Publication Date: June 4, 2010