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The Worst Journey in the World
by Apsley Cherry-Garrard and Caroline Alexander


Overview - A firsthand account of Scott's disastrous Antarctic expedition
The Worst Journey in the World recounts Robert Falcon Scott s ill-fated expedition to the South Pole. Apsley Cherry-Garrard the youngest member of Scott s team and one of three men to make and survive the notorious Winter Journey draws on his firsthand experiences as well as the diaries of his compatriots to create a stirring and detailed account of Scott s legendary expedition.
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Overview
A firsthand account of Scott's disastrous Antarctic expedition
The Worst Journey in the World recounts Robert Falcon Scott s ill-fated expedition to the South Pole. Apsley Cherry-Garrard the youngest member of Scott s team and one of three men to make and survive the notorious Winter Journey draws on his firsthand experiences as well as the diaries of his compatriots to create a stirring and detailed account of Scott s legendary expedition. Cherry himself would be among the search party that discovered the corpses of Scott and his men, who had long since perished from starvation and brutal cold. It is through Cherry s insightful narrative and keen descriptions that Scott and the other members of the expedition are fully memorialized.
For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust theseries to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-datetranslations by award-winning translators."

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780143039389
  • ISBN-10: 0143039385
  • Publisher: Penguin Books
  • Publish Date: March 2006
  • Page Count: 573
  • Reading Level: Ages 18-UP

Series: Penguin Classics

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Books > History > Polar Regions
Books > History > Expeditions & Discoveries

 
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