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The Last Place on Earth: Scott and Amundsen's Race to the Pole

By: Roland Huntford

599 pages, B/w photos, maps


Paperback | Dec 2000 | #113112 | ISBN: 0349113955
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Provides an account of the race between Roald Amundsen and Robert Scott to be the first to conquer the South Pole.

'In 600 wonderfully researched pages ... Huntford has at last written the three-dimensional book this immense drama deserves' SPECTATOR 'Huntford provides an excellent guide to the extraordinary fin de siecle flurry of interest in conquering these two worldly extremes.' OBSERVER

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Roland Huntford is the former Scandinavian correspondent for the OBSERVER. He is the bestselling author of two critically acclaimed biographies of Ernest Shackleton and Fridtjof Nansen as well as the novel THE SEA OF DARKNESS. He lives near Cambridge.

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