. . . expertly rendered history of Antarctic’s most-visited region. . . . Boothe . . . tells the [explorers’] stories with such authority, readers forget she was not part of their expeditions [as she] captures their motives, struggles, heartbreaks and triumphs. . . . serious readers, armchair historians and geography or maritime buffs will find it a most rewarding journey. ”
—Kirkus Reviews, which awarded The Storied Ice a Kirkus Star as a book “of remarkable merit.”
I have been fascinated with stories of Antarctic adventure and exploration since childhood. In 1995, after many years working in the worlds of economics, finance, and teaching business administration to graduate business students, I at last made my first trip...