Nansen: the explorer as hero

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Duckworth, 1997 - Biography & Autobiography - 610 pages
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User Review  - Mockers - LibraryThing

The original Norwegian polar hero. Inspiration and mentor to Amundsen, ignored by Scott, outlived both of them. Great early career, questionable later career. Fram! Read full review

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User Review  - pouleroulante - LibraryThing

Roland Huntford writes so well, and is so thorough, that these brick-like books are a joy to read. Nansen was consulted by all the young upstarts keen to freeze off digits in polar regions. Read full review

Contents

Prologue
1
A Boy and his Skis
5
That Strange City
10
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