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Captain Scott

Author: Ranulph Fiennes, Sir
Publisher: London : Hodder & Stoughton, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Having experienced the deprivations, the stress and the sheer physical pain that Scott endured, Sir Ranulph Fiennes is well qualified to write the biography of Captain Scott. He tells the story of Scott's life and discusses how his achievements have been viewed after his death.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Robert Falcon Scott; Robert Falcon Scott; Robert Falcon Scott
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ranulph Fiennes, Sir
ISBN: 0340826975 9780340826973 0340826983 9780340826980
OCLC Number: 52695234
Description: xiii, 508 pages, [32] pages of plates : illustrations (some color), map, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Markham's grand design --
Torpedo Lieutenant Scott --
Order out of chaos --
Through the pack ice, 1901-1902 --
Nudging the great barrier, 1902 --
Dogs, skis and men --
The first winter --
The southern journey, 1902-1903 --
Lost on the plateau, 1903-1904 --
A promise broken --
The race begins, 1910 --
Near disaster, 1911 --
The worst journey, 1911 --
The dangerous glacier --
The black flag --
Intimations of tragedy --
The greatest march ever made --
The legacy --
The last word --
Appendix I. Members of the Discovery Expedition, 1901-4 --
Appendix II. Members of the Terra Nova Expedition, 1910-13.
Other Titles: Scott
Responsibility: Ranulph Fiennes.

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