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    The Last Place on Earth: Scott and Amundsen: Their Race to the South Pole (CSA Word Recording) (CD-Audio) By (author) Roland Huntford, Narrator Tim Pigott-Smith

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    DescriptionThis acclaimed dual biography charts both British Robert Scott's and Norwegian Roald Amundsen's race to the South Pole during 1911?12. Bizarrely, Scott died in his quest and became a tragic hero, whereas Amundsen, the victor, was largely forgotten. Reassessing the two explorers and their methods of exploration, the book examines the driving ambitions of the era, recounts the race in detail, and explores the flaws of and differences between the two men. Tim Pigott-Smith evokes all the power and pathos of this enduringly fascinating slice of history.


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    Title
    The Last Place on Earth
    Subtitle
    Scott and Amundsen: Their Race to the South Pole
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Roland Huntford, Narrator Tim Pigott-Smith
    Physical properties
    Format: CD-Audio
    Number of pages: 1
    Width: 127 mm
    Height: 150 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 159 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781934997338
    ISBN 10: 1934997331
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: BIO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.0
    B&T Merchandise Category: AUD
    BIC subject category V2: BGA, RGR
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QMP
    B&T General Subject: 170
    DC22: B
    BIC subject category V2: HBTP
    Abridged Dewey: 910
    LC classification: G
    BIC subject category V2: HBJQ
    BISAC V2.8: BIO023000, TRV010000, HIS046000
    Ingram Theme: CULT/ARCTIC, CHRN/PREWWI
    Ingram Subject Code: KV
    Libri: I-KV
    BISAC V2.8: HIS051000, TRV020000
    DC21: 919.89040922
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 56630
    Edition
    Abridged
    Edition statement
    abridged edition
    Publisher
    CSA Word
    Imprint name
    CSA Word
    Publication date
    21 July 2009