“A captivating history of one woman’s life-long love affair with Antarctica”

Erling Kagge

First person to reach the North and South Poles and Mount Everest on foot.

Author of Philosophy for Polar Explorers

“An important book for ensuring women explorers like Jackie Ronne are given the recognition they are due, and that future generations may be duly inspired. A much-needed reminder of the work that needs to be done to correct the prejudices of the past.”

Felicity Aston
First woman to ski solo across Antarctica

“At last! A proper book on Jackie Ronne, a glorious Antarctic pioneer who, for too long, has remained in the shadows. As Joanna Kafarowski writes in these pages, ‘the history of women in Antarctica has been marginalized’ and I am thrilled that she has written this absorbing book to give Jackie the credit she deserves seventy years after her tumultuous expedition. This biography deserves widespread attention.”

Sara Wheeler
Author of Cherry: A Life of Apsley Cherry-Garrard and Terra Incognita: Travels in Antarctica

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Vividly written, exhaustively researched, and long overdue,
this evocative biography brings to life a forgotten female explorer
who cries out for greater recognition. What a wonderful addition to Arctic exploration literature.”

Ken McGoogan

Author of “Fatal Passage, ” “Lady Franklin’s Revenge” and
“Race to the Polar Sea”

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