Shipwrecked at the Edge of the World

Constant Wonder - Radio Archive, Episode undefined

  • Mar 8, 2021 7:00 pm
  • 15:16 mins

Funded by Dutch investors hoping to find a quick passage to establish trade with China, William Barents and his men voyaged into the icy Arctic, losing their ship and fighting off cold, hunger, and polar bears. Guest: Andrea Pitzer, journalist and author of "Icebound: Shipwrecked at the Edge of the World"