David C. Woodman is a senior master for BC Ferries and lives in Port Coquitlam, British Columbia.
"Undoubtedly the most authoritative, cool-headed and thrilling
investigation so far." London Observer
"Woodman has examined all the documentation on Inuit testimony with relentless thoroughness. He has made a vitally important, long overdue contribution ... It is a book anyone obsessed with Franklin will want to have." Toronto Star
"Compelling reading ... On a warm week at an Ontario lakefront cottage, I sat inside turning unwieldy page proofs ... and could not stop." Books in Canada
"Woodman's book will be invaluable ... to those who can't get enough on the Franklin mystery." Montreal Gazette
"Brilliant ... a joy to read ... It unfolds slowly like a good detective story ... The time is ripe for a fresh, new, original book about John Franklin. This is it." C. Stuart Houston, University of Saskatchewan
"Woodman has done an excellent job of gathering Inuit testimony and presents a new emphasis which allows new interpre-tations and conclusions with regard to the Franklin epic." Dorothy Harley Eber, author of When the Whalers Were Up North