Heart Of The Hero: The Remarkable Women Who Inspired The Great Polar Explorers
Autor : Kari Herbert
Geschlecht : Bücher, Biografien & Erinnerungen, Geschichte,
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Dateigröße : 33.70 MB
Format : PDF, ePub
Pressestimmen 'A fascinating and hugely enjoyable book which makes a valuable contribution to polar literature' - Sir Ranulph Fiennes. 'Refreshing and absorbing... remarkable stories' - The Herald. 'A must-read for anyone who wants to understand the true heart of these polar heroes' - Arctic Book Review. 'This highly enjoyable book is an important addition to polar and exploration history' - The Library Journal. 'Writes with the insight of someone who has the land in her blood' - The Independent. Über den Autor und weitere Mitwirkende Kari Herbert is the author of the bestselling, multi-translated memoir The Explorer's Daughter, an account of her early life in a remote Inuit community in Greenland with her mother and father, the renowned explorer Sir Wally Herbert. The founding director of Polarworld and a fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, she is a seasoned traveller, a popular public speaker and an accomplished photographer. She has appeared widely on radio and television and her work has been published in the Sunday Times, the Telegraph, the Independent and the Guardian, as well as many international publications. She lives in Cornwall with her husband, polar historian Huw Lewis-Jones, and their daughter.