The Worst Journey in the World

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Original Publish Date: Jan 01, 2006
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (20.12 hours)
Product Number: Z100098151
Released: Jun 21, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781483089171
Narrator/s: Simon Vance
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Description

This gripping story of courage and achievement is an account of Robert Falcon Scott's last fateful expedition to the Antarctic, as told by surviving expedition member Apsley Cherry-Garrard. Cherry-Garrard tells of the journey from England to South Africa and southward to the ice floes, where began the unforgettable polar journey across a forbidding and inhospitable region. On November 12, 1912, in arctic temperatures, Cherry-Garrard, in a search party, found the bodies of Scott and his companions, along with their poignant last notebook entries, some of them recorded in this work. Among Cherry-Garrard's friends and admirers were John Galsworthy, H. G. Wells, Arnold Bennett, and Bernard Shaw. His background in the arts and humanities makes The Worst Journey in the World stand out as a literary accomplishment as well as a classic in the annals of exploration.

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CD
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Narrator(s): Simon Vance
Product Number DD6117
Released: Aug 01, 2013
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781470891510
eBook
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Product Number EB00401396
Released: Jun 05, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Penguin Classics
ISBN: #9781440626968

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