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eh List Author Series – Alanna Mitchell and John Geiger

December 10, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The eh List Author Series presents John Geiger with award-winning, Canadian science journalist Alanna Mitchell. The greatest mystery in all of exploration is the fate of the 1845?1848 Franklin Expedition. Geiger, CEO of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society, offers a thrilling account of the search and discovery in his new book, Franklin’s Lost Ship: The Historic Discovery of HMS Erebus.

The greatest mystery in all of exploration is the fate of the 1845-1848 British Arctic Expedition commanded by Sir John Franklin. All 129 crewmen died, and the two ships seemingly vanished without a trace. The mysterious fate of the ships, HMS Erebus and HMS Terror, has captured the public’s imagination for seventeen decades.

Book signing to follow.

Venue

Toronto Reference Library
789 Yonge Street
Toronto, Ontario M4W 2G8 Canada
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Organizer

Toronto Public Library
Website:
http://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca