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To the edges of the earth : 1909, the race for the three poles, and the climax of the age of exploration

Author: Edward J Larson; Paul Michael Garcia
Publisher: [New York] : HarperCollins, [2018]
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Biography : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Edward Larson tells the story of three simultaneous expeditions in 1909--by Robert Peary, Douglas Mawson, and Luigi Amedeo--that reached the ends of the earth, setting records for the farthest north, south, and altitude.
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Biographies
Named Person: Robert E Peary; Matthew Alexander Henson; Ernest Henry Shackleton, Sir; Luigi Amedeo di Savoia, duca degli Abruzzi; Matthew Alexander Henson; Robert E Peary; Luigi Amedeo di Savoia, duca degli Abruzzi; Ernest Henry Shackleton, Sir
Material Type: Biography, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Edward J Larson; Paul Michael Garcia
ISBN: 9781538501115 1538501112 9781538501139 1538501139
OCLC Number: 1023436359
Notes: Compact discs.
Performer(s): Read by Paul Michael Garcia.
Description: 10 audio discs (12 hr.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: Edward J. Larson.

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Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Edward Larson tells the story of three simultaneous expeditions in 1909--by Robert Peary, Douglas Mawson, and Luigi Amedeo--that reached the ends of the earth, setting records for the farthest north, south, and altitude.

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