An adventure story about an expedition by balloon to the North Pole in 1897.
Donald Heiney was born in 1921 in California.
He wrote sixteen novels, all strikingly different, under the pseudonym MacDonald Harris, a non-fiction book on sailing, and a large number of scholarly books on comparative literature. In 1982 he received the Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Sciences for his entire body of work, and in 1985 he received a Special Achievement Award from the PEN Los Angeles Center.
His interests included sailing, Arctic exploration and music. He died in 1993.
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