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Arctic

Biography / MemoirPopular Science

By: Bruce Parry and Huw Lewis-Jones

272 pages, 200 col photos & illus

Conway Maritime Press

Hardback | Jan 2011 | #190063 | ISBN-13: 9781844861309
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About this book

Explorer Bruce Parry takes an epic seven-month journey around the Arctic Circle - a passage of some 11,000 miles - taking in Greenland, Canada, Alaska, Russia and Northern Europe.

This full-colour illustrated book documents an important part of our world at a point of extraordinary change. Bruce tells important human stories with humour and warmth, immersing himself in the lives of the Arctic's people - fishermen, oil workers, native hunters, bush pilots, miners, fire-fighters, and scientists mapping the shrinking ice cap.

The book accompanies the BBC television series.


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Biography

Bruce Parry is one of the UK's best-known TV presenters and adventurers, known particularly for the seminal BBC and Discovery Channel series 'Tribe' and 'Amazon' in which he became a member of several indigenous tribes to fully enter into their culture, traditions and rituals.

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