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The Worst Journey in the World (Compact Disc)

The Worst Journey in the World By Apsley Cherry-Garrard, Simon Vance (Read by) Cover Image
$39.95
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This gripping story of courage and achievement is an account of Robert Falcon Scott's last fateful expedition to the Antarctic, as told by surviving expedition member Apsley Cherry-Garrard. Cherry-Garrard tells of the journey from England to South Africa and southward to the ice floes, where began the unforgettable polar journey across a forbidding and inhospitable region. On November 12, 1912, in arctic temperatures, Cherry-Garrard, in a search party, found the bodies of Scott and his companions, along with their poignant last notebook entries, some of them recorded in this work. Among Cherry-Garrard's friends and admirers were John Galsworthy, H.G. Wells, Arnold Bennett, and Bernard Shaw. His background in the arts and humanities makes The Worst Journey in the World stand out as a literary accomplishment as well as a classic in the annals of exploration.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781470891510
ISBN-10: 1470891514
Publisher: Craig Black
Publication Date: August 1st, 2013
Language: English