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Emperors of the ice : a true story of disaster and survival in the Antarctic, 1910-13

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Apsley "Cherry" Cherry-Garrard shares his adventures as the youngest member of Robert Scott's expedition to Antarctica in the early twentieth century, during which he and Edward Wilson try to learn the evolutionary history of emperor penguins. Includes historical notes.

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Rose Free Library 919.8 FAR (Text)
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  • ISBN: 9780374319755
  • ISBN: 0374319758
  • Physical Description: xix, 217 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2008.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"The weirdest bird's-nesting expedition that has ever been or ever will be"--frontispiece.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-214).
Formatted Contents Note:
Luckiest man alive: London to New Zealand, Apr-Dec 1910 -- Dying to get there: Southern Ocean, Dec 1910 -- White Christmas: Southern Ocean, Dec 1910 to Jan 1911 -- Seventy-seven South: Cape Evans, Jan-Apr 1911 -- Man-hauling in hell: Cape Evans to Cape Crozier, Jun-Jul 1911 -- Eggs: Cape Crozier, late July 1911 -- A long way home: Cape Crozier to Cape Evans, Jul-Aug 1911 -- Victory in defeat: Ross Island, the Barrier, and the Beardmore Glacier, Oct 1911 to Nov 1912 -- "What is the use?": The Berkeley Hotel, London, May 1959 -- Last words -- Chronology -- A scurvy note -- Maps: From New Zealand to the South Pole -- McMurdo Sound -- The winter journey -- Bill's map of Cape Crozier -- The polar journey -- Charts: The men of the "Terra Nova" Expedition -- Food and equipment for Cape Crozier -- How cold was it?
Summary, etc.:
Apsley "Cherry" Cherry-Garrard shares his adventures as the youngest member of Robert Scott's expedition to Antarctica in the early twentieth century, during which he and Edward Wilson try to learn the evolutionary history of emperor penguins. Includes historical notes.
Subject: British Antarctic ("Terra Nova") Expedition (1910-1913) > Juvenile fiction.
Cherry-Garrard, Apsley, 1886-1959 > Juvenile fiction.
Wilson, Edward Adrian, 1874-1912 > Juvenile fiction.
Scott, Robert Falcon, 1868-1912 > Juvenile fiction.
British Antarctic ("Terra Nova") Expedition (1910-1913) > Fiction.
Cherry-Garrard, Apsley, 1886-1959 > Fiction.
Wilson, Edward Adrian, 1872-1912 > Fiction.
Scott, Robert Falcon, 1868-1912 > Fiction.
Explorers > Fiction.
Emperor penguin > Fiction.
Penguins > Fiction.
Antarctica > Discovery and exploration > Fiction.
Genre: Biographical fiction.
Historical fiction.
Young adult fiction.


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