Race to the End
A beautifully told, impeccably researched and stunningly illustrated account of the epic race to the South Pole.
The book features special fold-out maps and evocative images that have never been published before.
Author: Ross D. E. MacPhee
Race to the End
Read the story of the race between England's Robert Falcon Scott and Norway's Roald Amundsen to reach the South Pole.
It is a story of grand heroism, bitter tragedy and the birth and perpetuation of myths that have lingered for generations.
Race to the End is a stunningly illustrated account of the arduous quest for social advancement, scientific knowledge, recognition and pride.
It is published to tie in with the 100th anniversaries of Amundsen and Scott reaching the South Pole, in December 2011
The highly illustrated pages feature:
- letters from members of the exploration teams
- drawings, paintings, and photographs of the landscape, living quarters, equipment, and methods of transport
- diary entries
- images of the last items discovered with Scott and his crew
- 7 stunning fold-out pages featuring detailed illustrations and maps of each crew's journey
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