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Amundsen's Way

Amundsen's Way

Published: 5 Sep 2019

Paperback / softback, 288 pages

Recommended for age 11+ and 14+

By Joanna Grochowicz

Published by Allen & Unwin

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But how will history view Roald Amundsen? he wonders to himself. Will I be remembered for my dedication, my discipline, my daring deeds? Or only for my deception?Roald Amundsen - hero or villain? Amundsen's South Polar conquest is an extraordinary tale which combines risk, intrigue and personal conflict. A man of striking intelligence whose brilliance in planning and anticipating the moves of his opponent propelled him into first place.

His was single-minded in his thirst for world records in the most unforgiving environments. Such a man, with everything to lose will stop at nothing to secure his goal and consequently his story is a testament to utter brilliance and ruthlessness. From the author of the highly acclaimed Into the White, and full of life-threatening challenges, deception, disappointments and triumph, Amundsen's Way is an adventure story in the purest sense.

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  • Women Who Led The Way : Great Explorers and Adventurers
  • Amundsen's Way
  • The Atlas of Great Journeys
  • FERDINAND (Magellan)
  • 80 Maps
  • Everest : Reaching the Roof of the World