Frozen in Time (2013) 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.… 2013-04-23 Nonfiction HarperCollins
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Frozen in Time (2013)

FROZEN IN TIME by Mitchell Zuckoff
FROZEN IN TIME by Mitchell Zuckoff
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Details Release Date: Apr 23, 2013; Writer: Mitchell Zuckoff; Genre: Nonfiction; Publisher: HarperCollins

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

Originally posted Apr 24, 2013 Published in issue #1257 May 03, 2013 Order article reprints