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Author Francis, Gavin.

Title Empire Antarctica : ice, silence, & emperor penguins / Gavin Francis.

Publication Info. Berkeley, CA : Counterpoint, [2013]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    919.89 FRA    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    919.89 FRA    Available
Description ix, 260 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note "First published in Great Britain in 2012 by Chatto & Windus"--Title page verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-260).
Contents Preface : a glimpse from the ice -- Imagining Antarctica -- The axis of the Atlantic -- Of kings and emperors -- Antarctica at last! -- High days and holidays -- The hinge of the continent -- Waiting for winter -- Darkness and light -- Midwinter -- The third quarter -- The promise of life -- Gathering light -- Freedom of the ice -- Of endings and beginnings -- Afterwod : the memory of Antarctica.
Subject Francis, Gavin -- Travel -- Antarctica.
Emperor penguin.
Natural history -- Antarctica.
Antarctica -- Description and travel.
ISBN 9781619021846

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