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Frozen in Time

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FROZEN IN TIME by Mitchell Zuckoff

Frozen in Time

type:
Book
Current Status:
In Season
author:
Mitchell Zuckoff
publisher:
HarperCollins
genre:
Nonfiction

We gave it an A

Greenland’s expanses of ice look like ”frothy meringue,” but it’s a frozen wasteland beset by blizzards so strong that the blowing snow can etch glass. When a U.S. military plane crashed there in 1942, the B-17 sent to rescue the men skidded into a glacier. On a second mission, a Grumman Duck plucked a single man from the B-17 before vanishing forever. In this true-life nail-biter, Frozen in Time, — as nimbly paced as a novel — Zuckoff toggles between the events of 1942–43 and 2012, when he documented a quest to locate the Duck’s wreckage. A