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The Resource Race to the pole : tragedy, heroism, and Scott's Antarctic quest, Sir Ranulph Fiennes

Race to the pole : tragedy, heroism, and Scott's Antarctic quest, Sir Ranulph Fiennes

Label
Race to the pole : tragedy, heroism, and Scott's Antarctic quest
Title
Race to the pole
Title remainder
tragedy, heroism, and Scott's Antarctic quest
Statement of responsibility
Sir Ranulph Fiennes
Title variation
Race to the pole
Title variation remainder
tragedy, heroism, and Scotts Antarctic quest
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Provides a detailed chronicle of Captain Robert Scott's expedition to reach the South Pole, a quest that ultimately cost him his life, drawing on materials from the Scott estate, and interviews with descendants of the key players
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
173499
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 919.8/904/092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
tragedy, heroism, and Scott's Antarctic quest
Label
Race to the pole : tragedy, heroism, and Scott's Antarctic quest, Sir Ranulph Fiennes
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [407]-411) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Markham's grand design -- Torpedo Lieutenant Scott -- Order out of chaos -- Through the pack ice: 1901-1902 -- Nudging the great barrier: 1902 -- Dogs, skis, and men -- The first winter -- The southern journey: 1902-1903 -- Lost on the Plateau: 1903-1904 -- A promise broken -- The race begins: 1910 -- Near disaster: 1911 -- The worst journey: 1911 -- he dangerous glacier -- The black flag -- Intimations of tragedy -- The greatest march ever made -- The legacy -- The last word
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiv, 462 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781401300470
Lccn
2004047491
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • ocm54960284
  • OCoLC
Label
Race to the pole : tragedy, heroism, and Scott's Antarctic quest, Sir Ranulph Fiennes
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [407]-411) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Markham's grand design -- Torpedo Lieutenant Scott -- Order out of chaos -- Through the pack ice: 1901-1902 -- Nudging the great barrier: 1902 -- Dogs, skis, and men -- The first winter -- The southern journey: 1902-1903 -- Lost on the Plateau: 1903-1904 -- A promise broken -- The race begins: 1910 -- Near disaster: 1911 -- The worst journey: 1911 -- he dangerous glacier -- The black flag -- Intimations of tragedy -- The greatest march ever made -- The legacy -- The last word
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiv, 462 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781401300470
Lccn
2004047491
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • ocm54960284
  • OCoLC

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