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Beryl, a photographer, is picked to go on an expedition to northern Canada beacuse, with her five foot one frame, she's the only one who can comfortably fit in the cage they will use to photograph polar bears up close. Beryl, feeling out of place since she's the only woman in the group, must also learn to deal with the extreme cold. The cold becomes the main adversary after the bears damage their only form of transportation and force them to make their way back to civilization on foot. One by one the other members of the expedition succomb to the cold. Alone, Beryl must rely only on her own inner strength to survive.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   thoughtful Time/era of story    -   1980's-1999 Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Exploring into the wild    -   Yes kind of story    -   surviving natural elements

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   artist Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   4 () Ice Caps/Sea?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   actual description of hetero sex

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