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The worst journey in the world

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Published by Penguin Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Antarctica
    • Subjects:
    • Cherry-Garrard, Apsley, 1886-1959 -- Travel -- Antarctica,
    • Scott, Robert Falcon, 1868-1912 -- Travel -- Antarctica,
    • Antarctica -- Discovery and exploration -- British

    • Edition Notes

      StatementApsley Cherry-Garrard ; introduction by Caroline Alexander.
      SeriesPenguin classics
      ContributionsAlexander, Caroline, 1956-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsG850 1910 .S465 2006
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3428834M
      ISBN 100143039385
      LC Control Number2005053520
      OCLC/WorldCa61478831


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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 () in an attempt to overcome the horror of the journey.

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In a way this book is a sequel to the friendship which there was between Wilson, Bowers and myself, which, having stood the strain of the Winter Journey, could never have been broken. Between the three of us we had a share in all the big journeys and bad times which came to Scott's main landing party, and what follows is, particularly, our 4/5(32).

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"The Worst Journey in the World" recounts Robert Falcon Scotts ill-fated expedition to the South Pole. Apsley Cherry-Garrardthe youngest member of Scotts team and one of three men to make and survive the notorious Winter Journeydraws on his firsthand experiences as well as the diaries of his compatriots to create a stirring and detailed account of Scotts legendary expedition/5(43).

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Join Scott's expedition as he and his team venture deep into the frozen unknown. This volume is the second in the continuing series of Explorers Club Classic books. show more/5(K). The Worst Journey in the World is a gripping account of an expedition gone disastrously wrong.

One of the youngest members of Scott's team, Apsley Cherry-Garrard was later part of the rescue party that found the frozen bodies of Scott and the three men who had accompanied him on the final push to the Pole/5(6K).

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The Worst Journey in the World is an awe-inspiring adventure, told in such a way that you feel the young man's wide-eyed wonder as your own. Very few novels have gripped and excited me as this book has, and far fewer nonfiction works.

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The film dramatizes Captain Robert Falcon Scott’s successful but ultimately tragic South Polar Journey. About The Worst Journey in the World. A firsthand account of Scott’s disastrous Antarctic expedition The Worst Journey in the World recounts Robert Falcon Scott’s ill-fated expedition to the South Pole.

Apsley Cherry-Garrard—the youngest member of Scott’s team and one of three men to make and survive the notorious Winter Journey—draws on his firsthand experiences. Cherry never recovered from the ordeal – which he vividly described in his book, The Worst Journey in the World – while Wilson and.

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This was a six week trek over ice in the middle of winter in the total darkness with temperatures that descended to degrees F. in order to collect the eggs of Emperor Penguin's/5().

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