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To the edges of the Earth : 1909, the race for the three poles, and the climax of the age of exploration / Edward J. Larson.

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  • ISBN: 9780062564474
  • ISBN: 0062564471
  • Physical Description: xx, 329 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2018]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [283]-314) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Preface: The wonderful year 1909 -- The aristocracy of adventure, circa 1909 -- The audacity of adventure, circa 1909 -- The allure of adventure, circa 1909 -- The great game -- The Peary way -- Beyond the screaming sixties -- The savage North -- Poles apart -- On top of the world -- The third pole -- Returnings -- The last biscuit.
Summary, etc.:
From the Pulitzer Prize-winning historian, an entwined narrative of the most adventurous year of all time, when three expeditions simultaneously raced to the top, bottom, and heights of the world.
Subject: Peary, Robert E. (Robert Edwin), 1856-1920.
Henson, Matthew Alexander, 1866-1955.
Shackleton, Ernest Henry, Sir, 1874-1922.
Savoia, Luigi Amedeo di, duca degli Abruzzi, 1873-1933.
British Antarctic Expedition (1907-1909)
Polar regions > Discovery and exploration > History > 20th century.
Himalaya Mountains > Discovery and exploration > History > 20th century.
K2 (Pakistan : Mountain) > Description and travel.
Polar regions > Discovery and exploration.
Mountaineering expeditions > Pakistan > K2 (Mountain)
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Adventurers & Explorers.
HISTORY / Modern / 20th Century.
HISTORY / Polar Regions.
Genre: True adventure stories.

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