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Birdie Bowers

Captain Scott's Marvel

Birdie Bowers( )
Author: Strathie, Anne
ISBN:978-0-7524-9444-9
Publication Date:Nov 2013
Publisher:History Press Limited, The
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $23.95
Book Description:

Henry 'Birdie' Bowers realised his life's ambition when he was selected for Captain Scott's Terra Nova expedition to the Antarctic, yet he also met his death on the return journey from the South Pole in 1912. Bowers was born in 1883 on the Firth of Clyde to an entrepreneurial sea-faring father and Gloucestershire-born missionary-teacher mother, His boyhood obsession with travel and adventure took him round the world several times, including to Australia, America, Africa, India, Burma...
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Pages:224
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / General
Biography & Autobiography / Adventurers & Explorers
History / Polar Regions
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9.5 x 0.7 Inches
Book Weight:0.88 Pounds

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