Ice Bound: A Doctor’s Incredible Battle for Survival at the South Pole


ISBN: 0786866845


Nielsen, Jerri; Vollers, Maryanne. New York: Hyperion (2001). Later printing. xvi, 362 pp. Photos. Inscribed by Nielsen in 2002. Jacket has short tear at tail of spine, cruise line sticker to front endpaper. A clean book with little wear. “A physician stranded at a South Pole research station describes how she discovered a lump in her breast, treated herself with a biopsy and chemotherapy, and was rescued by the Air National Guard during a daring mission to Antarctica and reflects on the meaning of her experience and the dedication and support of her colleagues.” Book: Very Good. Dust Jacket: Very Good.