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Barrow's Boys A Stirring Story of Daring, Fortitude and Outright Lunacy

Biography / Memoir
By: Fergus Fleming
489 pages, B/w illus
Publisher: Granta
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  • Barrow's Boys ISBN: 9781862075023 Edition: 2 Paperback Aug 2001 Temporarily out of stock: order now to get this when available
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The tale of John Barrow, Second Secretary to the Admiralty, and the expeditions organised by him during the 19th Century. Areas explored by `Barrow's Boys' included the Arctic, Sahara, and the North Pole, and the expeditions lack of preparation, allied to Barrow's insouciant way with maps, makes this a tale of absurdly dangerous comedy as well as harrowing personal endeavor.`This is travel history of the best kind: entertaining, informed and opinionated.'Sunday Times
`This is an engrossing story of high endeavour and frustrated hope...'Sunday Telegraph

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Fergus Fleming was born in 1959 and studied at Oxford University and City University, London. He trained as an accountant and barrister and has worked as a furniture maker.

Biography / Memoir
By: Fergus Fleming
489 pages, B/w illus
Publisher: Granta
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