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Post by MaryAnnSpiegel » February 10th, 2020, 5:42 pm

Shores of the Polar Sea: A Narrative of the Arctic Expedition of 1875-6 by Edward Lawton Moss (1843 - 1880).
"THE ARCTIC EXPEDITION of 1875 left England on 29th May, crossed the Atlantic to Davis Straits in a succession of storms, and entered the Arctic regions on 4th July. It sailed with orders to 'attain the highest northern latitude, and, if possible, reach the Pole.'" This is the story of the crew of the HMS Alert, on its voyage of exploration up the Baffin Sea and toward northern Greenland. <br><br>LibriVox volunteers wish to thank the volunteers of Distributed Proofreaders for their work over the last 20 years to convert public domain books into e-books. "Stories of the Polar Sea" was DP's 35,000th title. Congratulations and Happy Anniversary Distributed Proofreaders! (Summary by MaryAnn, LV reader and DP proofer).
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Post by Availle » February 10th, 2020, 6:10 pm

Well, let's get this started then!

I'd like to read chapter 6 please.
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Post by MaryAnnSpiegel » February 10th, 2020, 6:19 pm

Thank you Ava! MW updated.

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Post by KevinS » February 10th, 2020, 6:46 pm

Sections 18 and 19, please.

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Post by david wales » February 10th, 2020, 8:01 pm

What a great idea.

I'd like to volunteer for section 1, chapter 1, please.

Thanks
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Post by Leni » February 11th, 2020, 12:19 pm

I will take on the three last sections, chapter 11, please. :D
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Post by knotyouraveragejo » February 11th, 2020, 1:45 pm

Chapter 5 please - Sections 8,9,10.
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Post by Kikisaulite » February 11th, 2020, 1:58 pm

Chapter 11, please - sections 22, 23 and 24!
Keep your mind here and now, where it belongs.

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Post by MaryAnnSpiegel » February 11th, 2020, 2:55 pm

Thank you Kevin, David and Leni!
Kikisaulite wrote:
February 11th, 2020, 1:58 pm
Chapter 11, please - sections 22, 23 and 24!
I'm sorry, but Leni already put in for Chapter 11. Is there another chapter that you'd like to read?
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Post by KevinS » February 11th, 2020, 4:26 pm

Section 18

https://librivox.org/uploads/maryannspiegel/polarsea_18_moss_128kb.mp3 (10:43)

I left off that portion of the 'precis' that opens the chapter and that covers material in Section 19. I thought it might be best to open Section 19 with that material.

It's an easy matter to put the material in Section 18 in full if that's what you prefer.

Also, I used [chapter][part] in the intro and outro as I assume you desire. If I'm wrong, that's another easy thing to correct.

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Post by MaryAnnSpiegel » February 11th, 2020, 9:07 pm

Thank you Kevin. Since you are doing both parts, I'm happy to have you split them wherever they made sense.

And I'll update the first post about the parts ... I started splitting chapters after cleaning up that langauge and I see I never went back to add the part reference.

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Post by KevinS » February 12th, 2020, 5:19 am

MaryAnnSpiegel wrote:
February 11th, 2020, 9:07 pm
Thank you Kevin. Since you are doing both parts, I'm happy to have you split them wherever they made sense.

And I'll update the first post about the parts ... I started splitting chapters after cleaning up that langauge and I see I never went back to add the part reference.

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Post by MaryAnnSpiegel » February 12th, 2020, 8:42 pm

Thank you Kevin. Sections 18 and 19 were wonderful.

One slight edit - could you delete the summary of contents at the beginning of the chapter? We won't be reading those.

Thanks.
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Post by johnb2 » February 12th, 2020, 9:25 pm

Mary Ann

Section 5 and 6 please.

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