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A First Rate Tragedy

Robert Falcon Scott and the Race to the South Pole

A First Rate Tragedy( )
Author: Preston, Diana
ISBN:978-0-618-00201-6
Publication Date:Nov 1999
Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $17.95
Book Description:

On November 12, 1912, a rescue team trekking across Antarctica's Great Ice Barrier finally found what they sought -- the snow-covered tent of the British explorer Robert Falcon Scott. Inside, they made a grim discovery: Scott's frozen body lay between those of two fellow explorers. They had died just eleven miles from the depot of supplies that might have saved them. The remaining two members of the party were nowhere in sight, but Scott's eloquent diary revealed their...
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Book Details
Pages:304
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Adventurers & Explorers
History / Polar Regions
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.69 Inches
Book Weight:0.81 Pounds



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