The Worst Journey in the World

The Worst Journey in the World : Antarctica, 1910 -1913

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Written by one of its survivors, "The Worst Journey in the World" tells the moving and dramatic story of the disastrous Scott expedition. Driven by an obsession for scientific knowledge, these brave polar explorers embarked on a journey into the unknown, testing their endurance by pushing themselves to the ultimate physical and mental limits as they surveyed the striking and mammoth land that lay far to the south. The party was plagued by bad luck, weather conditions of unanticipated ferocity, and the physical deterioration of the party itself on the last part of the journey. The youngest member of the team and its sole survivor, Apsley Cherry-Garrard gives a gripping account of Scott's last expedition.

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  • Paperback | 512 pages
  • 152 x 226 x 30mm | 659.99g
  • 11 Apr 2013
  • Skyhorse Publishing
  • New York, NY
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 1620874083
  • 9781620874080
  • 484,141

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Apsley Cherry-Garrard was born in 1886 and educated at Winchester and Christ Church, Oxford. At twenty-four he was one of the youngest members of Scott's British Antarctic Expedition. He served in the First World War until invalided out of the Navy in 1915, and during his convalescence started to write The Worst Journey in the World. He died in 1959.

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