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When the survivors of an airliner crash are rescued and brought to a nearby IGY weather-research station, complications ensue: A survivor's apparent suffocation, the sabotage of the station's radio, and disappearing supplies.

Further investigation by IGY scientists Mason and Jackstraw uncovers the fact that the passengers were doped before the crash, and the pilots and a dead passenger were murdered. And why would an airliner scheduled to land in Reykjavik, Iceland have been so off-course?

Limited resources and supplies force Mason, Jackstraw, and the survivors to undertake a trek via tractor to the expedition base, 300 miles away. When a plot that threatens world peace is uncovered, the criminals escape with the tractor, leaving the stranded party facing a blizzard.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book descript. of violence and chases 30%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 40%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 10%How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) 20% Tone of story    -   suspenseful (sophisticated fear) Time/era of story:    -   1930's-1950's Exploring into the wild    -   Yes Plotlets:    -   planewreck    -   surviving elements in wilderness    -   being chased through wilderness Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Terrain    -   Ice

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   scientist Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Race    -   White/American

Setting

Ice Caps/Sea?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Amount of dialog    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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