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Cold hands, warm heart

Author: Tess Burrows
Publisher: Chicago : Eye Books, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : [International version]View all editions and formats
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A 60-year old woman's incredible attempt to race to the South Pole, carrying a call for compassion A grandmother of two, Tess Burrows came to climbing late in life when she found her true calling in campaigning for the Tibetan cause. Here, she races to the South Pole to promote world peace. She not only learns to push the limits of the human body, but also to push out the reaches of the human spirit. She and her  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Burrows, Tess.
Cold Hands, Warm Heart.
Chicago : Eye Books, 2010
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tess Burrows
ISBN: 9781908646637 1908646632 9781908646651 1908646659
OCLC Number: 797917676
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Foreword; Map; Letter of Introduction; Antarctic Christmas; Unfinished Business; Heart Song; Commitment; New Life; Impossible; No Way Norway; Quickening of the Heart; Out on the Pull; In the Lap of the Gods; Wings of the Messenger; Holding the Nerve; The Emperor; Cape of Good Hope; Ilyushin Illusion; Russian Roulette; Of Penguins and Pensioners; March of the People; Gathering of Fear; New Year Messages; Waiting Game; Go!; Shining Lights; Cracking of the Shell; Egbert the Ego; Senior Handicap; Cold Hands; The Struggle Holds the Pearl. Warm HeartPulling for Peace; The End; And beyond; Peace Messages; Acknowledgements.
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A 60-year old woman's incredible attempt to race to the South Pole, carrying a call for compassion A grandmother of two, Tess Burrows came to climbing late in life when she found her true calling in campaigning for the Tibetan cause. Here, she races to the South Pole to promote world peace. She not only learns to push the limits of the human body, but also to push out the reaches of the human spirit. She and her partner, Pete, join the historic South Pole race to compete with Olympic champion James Cracknel.

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