"These rough notes and our dead bodies must tell the tale." So penned Captain Robert Falcon Scott in 1912 as he confronted defeat and death in the crippling subzero temperatures of Antarctica.
In this riveting book, Susan Solomon finishes the interrupted tale of Scott and his British expedition, depicting the staggering 900-mile trek to the South Pole and resolving the debate over the journey's failure.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 416 pages, 77 illustrations
- Publisher: Yale University Press
- Publication Date: 03/01/2003
- Category: Biography: historical, political & military
- ISBN: 9780300099218