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Race to the pole : tragedy, heroism, and Scott's Antarctic quest

Author: Ranulph Fiennes, Sir
Publisher: New York : Hyperion, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Provides a detailed chronicle of Captain Robert Scott's expedition to reach the South Pole, a quest that ultimately cost him his life, drawing on materials from the Scott estate, and interviews with descendants of the key players.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Fiennes, Ranulph, Sir, 1944-
Race to the pole.
New York : Hyperion, c2004
(OCoLC)647506611
Named Person: Robert Falcon Scott; Robert Falcon Scott; Robert Falcon Scott; Robert Falcon Scott; Robert Falcon Scott; Robert Falcon Scott; Robert Falcon Scott
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ranulph Fiennes, Sir
ISBN: 1401300472 9781401300470
OCLC Number: 54960284
Description: xiv, 462 p. : ill., maps ; 25 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.
Responsibility: Sir Ranulph Fiennes.
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Provides a detailed chronicle of Captain Robert Scott's expedition to reach the South Pole, a quest that ultimately cost him his life, drawing on materials from the Scott estate, and interviews with descendants of the key players.

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