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Author:

Sara Wheeler

Publication Year:

04/09/1997

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"The World / Ideas / Culture": General Interest

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Paperback

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Travel Writing

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English

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9780099731818

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The author spent six weeks at the pole and on the edge of the infamous Ross Ice Shelf, as well as another month with the British Antarctic Survey. This title presents a meditation on the landscape, myths and history of one of the remotest parts of the globe, as well as an encounter with the people who inhabit this region.

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Author(s)Sara Wheeler
PublisherVintage
Date of Publication04/09/1997
Language(s)English
FormatPaperback
ISBN-100099731819
ISBN-139780099731818
GenreTravel Writing

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Place of PublicationLondon
Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
ImprintVintage
Content Notemap

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Weight231 g
Width129 mm
Height198 mm
Spine23 mm
Pagination320

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Author BiographyTraveller, journalist and broadcaster Sara Wheeler has been described by the literary critic Jeremy Lewis as 'a marvellous writer - funny, elegant and observant... the next Eric Newby.' She read Classics and Modern Languages at Oxford. Her Antarctic journey was sponsored by the American National Science Foundation and the British Antarctic Survey. Her previous travel books are An Island Apart and Travels in a Thin Country. The latter was shortlisted for the Thomas Cook Travel Book of the Year Award.

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