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              Empire Antarctica: Ice, Silence & Emperor Penguins
               

              Empire Antarctica: Ice, Silence & Emperor Penguins (Paperback)

              By Francis, Gavin

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              Following the penguins throughout the year - from a summer of perpetual sunshine to months of winter darkness, this title explores a world of great beauty conjured from the simplest elements, the hardship of living at 50degreeC below zero and the unexpected comfort that the pengu ...

              ISBN 9780099565963
              Published 15 November 2013 by Vintage
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              Adventures in Human Being

              Adventures in Human Being (Paperback, Main)

              By Francis, Gavin

              • RRP: $24.99
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              Oliver Sacks meets Bear Grylls in this unique voyage around the human body, from the prize-winning author of Empire Antarctica. Now available in paperback.

              ISBN 9781781253427
              Published 24 February 2016 by Profile Books Ltd
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              Series Wellcome Collection
              Language (English)
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              True North: Travels in Arctic Europe
               

              True North: Travels in Arctic Europe (EPUB ebook – 2nd ed.)

              By Francis, Gavin

              The beauty of the remote Arctic Europe landscape has been the focus of human exploration for thousands of years. Blending travel writing, history and mythology, the author offers a portrait of the northern fringes of Europe. His journey begins in the Shetland Isles, takes him to ...

              ISBN 9780857901101
              Available in EPUB
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              Language en
              Published 1 July 2011 by Faber Factory
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              Empire Antarctica: Ice, Silence & Emperor Penguins
                

              Empire Antarctica: Ice, Silence & Emperor Penguins (EPUB ebook)

              By Francis, Gavin

              For years, Gavin Francis yearned to go to the remotest place on our planet, to see one of the strangest beasts alive. This is the story of one man and his obsession with a continent, mapping not only a place but landscapes of the mind.

              ISBN 9781446484821
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              Language en
              Published 1 November 2012 by Random House
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              Shapeshifters: A Doctor's Notes on Medicine & Human Change

              Shapeshifters: A Doctor's Notes on Medicine & Human Change (Hardback, Main)

              By Francis, Gavin

              • RRP: $36.99
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              Our minds and bodies change constantly - we dream and laugh, wax and wane, distort and repair, grow taller and shrink, flourish and decay as we make our way through life. Some of these changes we have little choice about - we can't avoid puberty, the menopause, or even death. Oth ...

              ISBN 9781781257739
              Published 23 May 2018 by Profile Books Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              Language (English)
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              A Fortunate Man: The Story of a Country Doctor
               

              A Fortunate Man: The Story of a Country Doctor (Paperback, Main - Canons Edition)

              By Berger, John; Photographs by Mohr, Jean; Introduction by Francis, Gavin

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              In 1966 John Berger spent three months in the Forest of Dean shadowing an English country GP, John Sassall. Sassall is a fortunate man - his work occupies and fulfils him, he lives amongst the patients he treats, the line between his life and his work is happily blurred. This boo ...

              ISBN 9781782115038
              Published 24 February 2016 by Canongate Books Ltd
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              Shapeshifters: A Doctor's Notes on Medicine & Human Change

              Shapeshifters: A Doctor's Notes on Medicine & Human Change (Paperback, Main)

              By Francis, Gavin

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              To be alive is to be in perpetual change: growing, healing, learning, aging. In Shapeshifters, award-winning writer and doctor Gavin Francis considers the transformations in mind and body that continue across the arc of human life. Some of these changes we have little choice abou ...

              ISBN 9781781257746
              Published 11 March 2019 by Profile Books Ltd
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              Empire Antarctica: Ice, Silence, and Emperor Penguins
               

              Empire Antarctica: Ice, Silence, and Emperor Penguins (Hardback)

              By Francis, Gavin

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              Gavin Francis fulfilled a lifetime's ambition when he spent fourteen months as the basecamp doctor at Halley, a profoundly isolated British research station on the Caird Coast of Antarctica. So remote, it is said to be easier to evacuate a casualty from the International Space St ...

              ISBN 9781619021846
              Published 31 October 2013 by Counterpoint
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              Shapeshifters: A Journey Through the Changing Human Body
                

              Shapeshifters: A Journey Through the Changing Human Body (Audio CD / Audio)

              By Francis, Gavin

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              From birth to death, a lyrical exploration of the role of transformation in human lifeTo be alive is to be in perpetual metamorphosis: growing, healing, learning, aging. In Shapeshifters, physician and writer Gavin Francis considers the inevitable changes all of our bodies underg ...

              ISBN 9781549116254
              Published 5 June 2018 by Hachette
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              Adventures in Human Being
               

              Adventures in Human Being (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Francis, Gavin

              • RRP: $43.50
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              We assume we know our bodies intimately, but for many of us they remain uncharted territory, an enigma of bone and muscle, neurons and synapses. How many of us understand the way seizures affect the brain, how the heart is connected to well-being, or the why the foot holds the ke ...

              ISBN 9780465096824
              Published 25 October 2016 by Misc - Alliance Distribution
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