My Life of Adventure

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Stackpole Books, 1995 - Biography & Autobiography - 246 pages
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A master dog-sledder, wartime hero, and world-renowned explorer recounts the story of his life in an upbeat, plainspoken style. And what a life it is! From his expeditions to Antarctica to his World War II service to his part in rescuing downed pilots in Greenland, Vaughan, at 89, has lived--and is still living--a life of adventure.
  

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Contents

Chapter One
3
Chapter Two
11
Chapter Three
17
Chapter Four
29
Chapter Five
38
Chapter Six
43
Chapter Seven
53
Chapter Eight
61
Chapter Seventeen
122
Chapter Eighteen
129
Chapter Nineteen
138
Chapter Twenty
145
Chapter Twentyone
155
Chapter Twentytwo
162
Chapter Twentythree
170
Chapter Twentyfour
177

Chapter Nine
67
Chapter Ten
74
Chapter Eleven
80
Chapter Twelve
87
Chapter Thirteen
96
Chapter Fourteen
102
Chapter Fifteen
109
Chapter Sixteen
117
Chapter Twentyfive
183
Chapter Twentysix
190
Chapter Twentyseven
198
Chapter Twentyeight
206
Chapter Twentynine
213
Chapter Thirty
218
Chapter Thirtyone
231
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Page v - things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer
Page v - because they live in the gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat. —Theodore Roosevelt, 1899

About the author (1995)

D. Randy Garrison is a professor and director of the Teaching & Learning Centre at the University of Calgary.

Norman D. Vaughan is an instructor and coordinator of the blended learning support program at the University of Calgary.

Cecil Murphey is the author of articles in Writer's Digest, Christianity Today, Charisma, Ministry, and These Days, among others, and author of the Dictionary of Christian Marriage, Dictionary of Biblical Literacy, and Gifted hands.

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