Stefansson, the Arctic explorer, has covered the most exciting material in this book in earlier volumes. Inevitably, his Arctic years outshine in interest his later days. After Harvard, he set out on an expedition into the North where, under Stone Age conditions, he lived cheek by jowl with a rare tribe of ""blond Eskimos."" Controversy burst upon him when a newsman casually embroidered some of Stefansson's remarks, making him notorious. He went on to further expeditions and fame. Written with a power that makes past dangers felt.