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            The Worst Journey in the World: Antarctic 1910-1913
             

            The Worst Journey in the World: Antarctic 1910-1913 (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Cherry-Garrard, Apsley; Kamler, Kenneth, MD; Foreword by Janulis, Ted

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            And I tell you, if you have the desire for knowledge and the power to give it physical expression, go out and explore, wrote Apsley Cherry-Garrard in the opening chapters of his now classic exploration narrative, The Worst Journey in the World. The incredible tale that he tells i...s of the fated last voyage of Captain Robert Scott and his crew to the outermost reaches of the South Pole on the Terra Nova. Chronicling the journey of the Terra Nova from England in 1910 to New Zealand in 1913, The Worst Journey in the World vividly describes the entirety of Scott s harrowing and tragic final expedition. Driven by a lust to investigate the untold scientific knowledge contained within the South Pole, these courageous pioneers embarked on a journey into previously unexplored territory, subjecting themselves to the ultimate physical and mental limits as they traveled the massive expanses of the icy tundra. Cherry-Garrard was a key member of the Terra Nova crew that, in addition to the desire to uncover scientific data, desperately sought to be the first Europeans to reach the South Pole. But the expedition was thwarted at every turn by punishing weather, extreme bad luck, and the intense physical and mental decline of the crew on the final stages of their journey. Confronted by the shattering knowledge that rival explorer Roald Amundsen had reached the South Pole only a few weeks before them, Scott s team then had to negotiate the last stage of their voyage, a doomed attempt which has no equal in peril, disaster, and tragedy.
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            ISBN 9781510707566
            Released NZ 9 Aug 2016
            Publisher Skyhorse Publishing
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            The Last Expedition
                

            The Last Expedition (Paperback)

            By Scott, Captain Robert Falcon; Introduction by Fiennes, Sir Ranulph, Bt OBE

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            Captain Scott's expedition, carried in the Terra Nova, pitted him and his team not only against the elements but also against the Norwegian explorer, Amundsen. Ultimately, Scott was beaten by both. This title provides an account of his expedition to the South Pole in 1910-12.

            ISBN 9780099561385
            Released NZ 1 Mar 2012
            Publisher Vintage
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            Birdie Bowers: Captain Scott's Marvel
              

            Birdie Bowers: Captain Scott's Marvel (Hardback)

            By Strathie, Anne

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            A biography of Birdie Bowers

            ISBN 9780752460031
            Released NZ 1 May 2015
            Publisher The History Press Ltd
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            Harry's Arctic Heroes: Walking with the Wounded on the Expedition of a Lifetime
             

            Harry's Arctic Heroes: Walking with the Wounded on the Expedition of a Lifetime (Paperback)

            By McCrum, Mark; Foreword by Harry, Prince

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            * The story of an awe-inspiring expedition to the North Pole by a group of amputee soldiers. * Will be a major 3-part documentary series broadcast around publication on the BBC.

            ISBN 9780751547054
            Released NZ 29 May 2012
            Publisher Little, Brown Book Group
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            Shackleton's Whisky: A Spirit of Discovery: Ernest Shackleton's 1907 Antarctic Expedition, and the Rare Malt Whisky He Left Behind
              

            Shackleton's Whisky: A Spirit of Discovery: Ernest Shackleton's 1907 Antarctic Expedition, and the Rare Malt Whisky He Left Behind (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Peat, Neville

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            The incredible tale of Antarctica, malt whisky and an epic journey. Sir Ernest Shackleton's world fame is founded on the Endurance expedition of 1914-17, an attempt to cross the Antarctic continent that was foiled by the crushing of his ship in pack ice. The heroics that followed... ensured that Shackleton and his men would forever have a place in the annals of polar history and world exploration. But Shackleton had first come south seven years prior, leading the 1907 British Antarctic Expedition of 14 hand-picked men and targeting the South Pole from the opposite side of Antarctica. Rarely did Shackleton consume strong drink, and on his expeditions he tolerated only a 'mild spree' at times of celebration. But in 1907 25 cases u 300 bottles u of Rare Old Highland Malt Whisky whisky, three cases of which would ultimately lie forgotten beneath his hut at Cape Royds in the McMurdo Sound region for over 100 years, were loaded aboard his ship the Nimrod. The discovery of the whisky in 2007, and its subsequent reblending by the Mackinlay distillery, inspired Neville Peat to rexamine and explore Shackleton's first Antarctic expedition, the 'heroic' era of Antarctic exploration, and the craft and lore behind Scotland's finest dram.
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            ISBN 9781869799465
            Published NZ 1 Nov 2012
            Publisher Random House
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            A Woman in the Polar Night

            A Woman in the Polar Night (Paperback)

            By Ritter, Christiane; Translated by Degras, Jane

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            In 1934, the Austrian painter Christiane Ritter travels to the remote Arctic island of Spitsbergen to spend a year with her husband, an explorer and researcher. They are to live in a tiny ramshackle hut on the shores of a lonely fjord, hundreds of miles from the nearest settlemen...t. At first, Christiane is horrified by the freezing cold, the bleak landscape the lack of equipment and supplies... But as time passes, after encounters with bears and seals, long treks over the ice and months on end of perpetual night, she finds herself falling in love with the Arctic's harsh, otherworldly beauty, gaining a great sense of inner peace and a new appreciation for the sanctity of life. This rediscovered classic memoir tells the incredible tale of a woman defying society's expectations to find freedom and peace in the adventure of a lifetime.
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            ISBN 9781782275640
            Released NZ 3 Dec 2019
            Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
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            One More Croissant for the Road

            One More Croissant for the Road (Hardback, edition)

            By Cloake, Felicity

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            The nation's `taster in chief' cycles 3,500km across France in search of the definitive versions of classic French dishes.

            ISBN 9780008304935
            Released NZ 5 Jul 2019
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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            The Frayed Atlantic Edge: A Historian's Journey from Shetland to the Channel

            The Frayed Atlantic Edge: A Historian's Journey from Shetland to the Channel (Hardback)

            By Gange, David

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            An original snapshot of the beauty of the British Isles, as captured by a brand new voice in nature and travel writing.

            ISBN 9780008225117
            Released NZ 22 Jul 2019
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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            The Sea Journal: Seafarers' Sketchbooks

            The Sea Journal: Seafarers' Sketchbooks (Hardback)

            By Lewis-Jones, Huw

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            A captivating compendium of rare and exquisite first-hand records of ocean voyages around the world and in different ages, providing a fascinating insight into exploration and adventure at sea.

            ISBN 9780500021279
            Released NZ 1 May 2019
            Publisher Thames and Hudson (Australia)
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            Ottoman Odyssey: Travels through a Lost Empire: Shortlisted for the Stanford Dolman Travel Book of the Year Award

            Ottoman Odyssey: Travels through a Lost Empire: Shortlisted for the Stanford Dolman Travel Book of the Year Award (Paperback)

            By Scott, Alev

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            A journey across the former Ottoman Empire reveals the legacy of its influence on people from the Balkans to the Levant, and the integral diversity threatened amid rising nationalism.

            ISBN 9781784293710
            Released NZ 10 Sep 2019
            Publisher Quercus Publishing Plc
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