The Worst Journey in the World

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BiblioBazaar, 2009 - History - 712 pages
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User Review  - breic - www.librarything.com

Parts of this book are amazing, especially the "worst journey in the world," a mid-winter trip to collect eggs from an emperor penguin colony, all suffering in the name of science. (The followup story ... Read full review

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User Review  - jimrbrown - www.librarything.com

I grew up listening to heroic stories of Captain Scott and his brave men. This book covers the whole amazing expedition from start to finish and is a remarkable story of bravery and fortitude. Scott ... Read full review

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About the author (2009)

APSLEY CHERRY-GARRARD was born in 1886 and educated at Winchester and Christ Church, Oxford. At twenty-four he was one of the youngest members of Scott's British Antarctic Expedition. He served in the First World War until being invalided out of the Navy in 1915, and during his convalescence started to write The Worst Journey in the World. He wrote introductory chapters to Wilson of the Antarctic (1933) and Life of Bowers (1938). He died in 1959.

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