Caroline Van Hemert

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Caroline Van Hemert is an Alaskan author, adventurer and wildlife biologist. Her writing and research have been featured in The New York Times, Audubon, The Los Angeles Times, Outside and National Geographic. Her recent book, "The Sun is a Compass: A 4,000-Mile Journey into the Alaskan Wilds," tells the story of her human-powered expedition from the Pacific Coast to the Chukchi Sea—by rowboat, ski, foot, packraft, and canoe—to rediscover birds, the natural world and her own love of science.

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The Sun Is a Compass: A 4,000-Mile Journey into the Alaskan Wilds
Science / Medicine / Technology
Little, Brown Spark
February 2020
ISBN 9780316414449
320 pages
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For fans of Cheryl Strayed, the gripping story of a biologist's human-powered journey from the Pacific Northwest to the Arctic to rediscover her love of birds, nature, and adventure. More/less

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