Terra incognita travels in Antarctica (Book, 1996) [WorldCat.org]
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Terra incognita travels in Antarctica

Author: Sara Wheeler
Publisher: London Vintage 1996
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Etter å ha skrevet to høyt anerkjente reisebøker, ble Sara Wheeler både som første kvinne og første utlending valgt ut av den amerikanske regjeringen til å være "Writer in Residence" på den amerikanske sydpol-stasjonen. Hun tilbrakte seks uker på polen og på kanten av den beryktede "Ross Ice Shelf" Her ble til slutt polfarerne Fiennes og Stroud overmannet i da de nylig forsøkte å krysse Antarktis. I denne  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sara Wheeler
ISBN: 0099731819 9780099731818
OCLC Number: 1028400028
Notes: Engelsk tekst
Bibliografi: s 303-306
Description: 306 s
Responsibility: Sara Wheeler.

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The author spent six weeks at the pole and on the edge of the infamous Ross Ice Shelf, as well as another month with the British Antarctic Survey. This title presents a meditation on the landscape,  Read more...

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Antarctica could hope for no better chronicler: spirited, humorous and highly intelligent, she is also a writer of rare talent * Observer * Penetrating, vivacious and often amusing, Wheeler's record Read more...

 
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