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Emperors of the ice : a true story of disaster and survival in the Antarctic, 1910-13 / Richard Farr.

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  • ISBN: 9780374319755
  • ISBN: 0374319758
  • Physical Description: 217 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2008.

Content descriptions

General Note: "The weirdest bird's-nesting expedition that has ever been or ever will be"--frontispiece.
Summary, etc.: Apsley "Cherry" Cherry-Garrard shares his adventures as the youngest member of Robert Scott's expedition to Antarctica in the early twentieth century, during which he and Edward Wilson try to learn the evolutionary history of emperor penguins. Includes historical notes.

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  • 2 copies at Merrimack Valley Library Consortium. (Show)
  • 0 copies at Wilmington Memorial Library.

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Subject: Cherry-Garrard, Apsley, 1886-1959 > Juvenile fiction.
Wilson, Edward Adrian, 1874-1912 > Juvenile fiction.
Scott, Robert Falcon, 1868-1912 > Juvenile fiction.
Cherry-Garrard, Apsley, 1886-1959 > Fiction.
Wilson, Edward, 1872-1912 > Fiction.
Scott, Robert Falcon, 1868-1912 > Fiction.
British Antarctic ("Terra Nova") Expedition (1910-1913) > Juvenile fiction.
British Antarctic ("Terra Nova") Expedition (1910-1913) > Fiction.
Explorers > Fiction
Emperor penguin > Fiction.
Penguins > Fiction.
Antarctica > Discovery and exploration > Fiction.

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