Icebound Themes

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This novel begins with news reports of the growing danger of droughts throughout the world. The reports focus on the irony of fresh water frozen on the polar ice caps, unusable although it could provide plenty of water for these struggling countries. Two scientists, Drs. Harry and Rita Carpenter, want to experiment with the polar ice caps and find a way to transport sections of icebergs to these drought areas. It is this idea that brings them to the polar ice caps in the beginning of the novel. Drs. Carpenter and their team want to break off a small piece of the ice cap and attach directional beacons to it in order to track its movement in the natural currents of the ocean, hoping to find a way to get the icebergs to safe areas of the ocean in order to allow ships to drag the icebergs...

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