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A first rate tragedy : Robert Falcon Scott and the race to the South Pole

Author: Diana Preston
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First U.S. editionView all editions and formats
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Chronicles Robert Falcon Scott's journey to the South Pole and discusses the circumstances that led to his death.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Preston, Diana, 1952-
First rate tragedy.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1998
(OCoLC)606176680
Online version:
Preston, Diana, 1952-
First rate tragedy.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1998
(OCoLC)607106563
Named Person: Robert Falcon Scott; Robert Falcon Scott; Robert Falcon Scott
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Diana Preston
ISBN: 0395933498 9780395933497
OCLC Number: 40126892
Notes: "First published in Great Britain in 1997 by Constable and Company"--Title page verso.
Description: xiii, 269 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: The Early Heats of the Great Race --
Scott --
The Early Days --
'Ready, Aye, Ready' --
'Childe Harold to the Dark Tower Came' --
'Poor Old Shackleton' --
'Little Human Insects' --
The Reluctant Celebrity --
Captain Scott in Love --
A Matter of Honour --
'"Am Going South," Amundsen' --
Stewed Penguin Breast and Plum Pudding --
Winter --
'Miserable, Utterly Miserable' --
'What Castles One Builds' --
'God Help Us' --
'Had We Lived ... ' --
'We Have Got to Face It Now' --
The Reason Why.
Responsibility: Diana Preston.

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Chronicles Robert Falcon Scott's journey to the South Pole and discusses the circumstances that led to his death.

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