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The Last Viking : The Life Of Roald Amundsen (2012)
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Call Number BIOGRAPHY/AMUNDSEN,R


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Published: Cambridge : Da Capo Press, c2012
Description:  xxii, 357 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 24 cm
ISBN/ISSN: 9780306820670 (hardcover : alk. paper), 0306820676 (hardcover : alk. paper), 0306820676 :,
Language:  English


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

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