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Author Bown, Stephen R.

Title The last Viking : the life of Roald Amundsen / Stephen R. Bown.

Imprint Boston, MA : Da Capo Press, 2012.

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    92 AMUNDSEN,R BOW    Available
Description xxii, 357 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 339-341) and index.
Contents 1. West -- The boy from the Mountain Kingdom -- Polar apprentice -- An extraordinary plan -- Where Franklin died -- An education at Gjøahavn -- 2. South -- "I resolved upon a coup" -- The Napoleon of the Poles -- Dogs and skis -- A featureless expanse of snow -- 3. East -- A hero returns -- A new battlefield -- The frozen reaches of Tartary -- 4. North -- Grounded dreams -- The Arctic Phoenix -- The dirigible and the fascist -- A massed attack on the polar regions -- 5. Lost -- No more Poles to conquer -- Epilogue: the end of the Heroic Age.
Subject Amundsen, Roald, 1872-1928.
Explorers -- Norway -- Biography.
Northwest Passage -- Discovery and exploration -- Norweigian.
Antarctica -- Discovery and exploration -- Norweigian.
North Pole -- Discovery and exploration -- Norweigian.
Arctic regions -- Discovery and exploration -- Norweigian.
Added Title Life of Roald Amundsen
Roald Amundsen
ISBN 9780306820670 (hbk.)
0306820676 (hbk.)

 
    
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