Reviews for “Antarctic Pioneer The Trailblazing Life of Jackie Ronne”

Book Review

Polar Record

Volume 59, 2023, e13

A review by polar historian Joanna Grochowicz.


An interview on Anchor FM with esteemed biographer Carl Rollyson who spoke with me in August 2022 about “Antarctic Pioneer The Trailblazing Life of Jackie Ronne.”–polar-explorer-with-her-accomplished-biographer–Joanna-Kafarowski-e1m65nd

The Polar Journal

Volume 12, Issue 2, 2022

Review by Dr. Ursula Rack

The Explorers Journal

Vol. 100, No. 2, Summer, 2022

Review by Kristin Larson

Winnipeg Free Press

June 11, 2022

Review by Chris Smith

Polar Journal

May 16, 2022

Review by Dr. Michael Wenger

Reviews for “The Polar Adventures of a Rich American Dame A Life of Louise Arner Boyd

Journal of Northern Studies Vol 12, No 2, 2018

“…the book reflects an impressive piece of detective work to
craft an informative and readable biography on the basis of scattered
archival sources. The author successfully reinstates a remarkable woman
in the annals of exploration and research….”

Polarforschung 88 (2), 163-164, 2018 (erschienen 2019)

Arctic Institute of North America, Volume 71, No. 4, 2018

What a wonderful review from the esteemed scholar Dr. Susan A. Kaplan of The Peary-Macmillan Arctic Museum and Arctic Studies Center at Bowdoin College who stated:

“Thanks to Joanna Kafarowski’s biography, Louise Arner Boyd can no longer be ignored in accounts of the history of polar research.”

The Northern Review, Volume 48, 2018

Polar Research, Volume 37, 2018

Geographical Magazine, July 2018

Polar Geography, Volume 41, Issue 2, 2018

Polar Record, Volume 54, Issue 2, March 2018

Publishers Weekly, 12/11/2017