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The Worst Journey In The World

Apsley Cherry-Garrard (1886-1959) was one of the youngest members of Captain Scott's final expedition to the Antarctic which he joined to collect the eggs of the Emperor penguin. After the expedition, Cherry-Garrard served in the First World War and was invalided home. With the zealous encouragement of his neighbour, George Bernard Shaw, Cherry-Garrard wrote The Worst Journey in the World (1922) in an attempt to overcome the horror of the journey. As the years unravelled he faced a terrible struggle against depression, breakdown and despair, haunted by the possibility that he could have saved Scott and his companions.

Artikelnummer: 978-0-09-953037-4
Fr. 22.50
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Autor Cherry-Garrard, Apsley
Verlag Random House UK
Einband Kartonierter Einband (Kt)
Erscheinungsjahr 2010
Seitenangabe 720 S.
Meldetext Lieferbar in 24 Stunden
Ausgabekennzeichen Englisch
Abbildungen maps
Masse H19.8 cm x B13.1 cm x D4.0 cm 507 g
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