27.0 x 22.0 cm
24 August 2015
Prologue: In the Shadow of the Moon, Huw Lewis-Jones • Introduction: True Exploration, Sir Ranulph Fiennes • Chapter 1. Keen Young Men • Chapter 2. The Frozen Sea • Chapter 3. A Pioneer Journey • Chapter 4. Reflections by Peter Otway, Dmitry Shparo, Børge Ousland, Victor Boyarsky, Sir Ranulph Fiennes, Martin Hartley, Cecilie Skog, Erling Kagge and Geoff Renner • Epilogue: My Father, Kari Herbert.
About the Author
Dr Huw Lewis-Jones is a historian of exploration with a PhD from the University of Cambridge. He was formerly Curator at the Scott Polar Research Institute, Cambridge, and the National Maritime Museum, London. His books include The Conquest of Everest (winner of the History Award at the Banff Mountain Festival), The Crossing of Antarctica and Across the Arctic Ocean. He is the author, with Kari Herbert, of the bestseller Explorers’ Sketchbooks.
Sir Wally Herbert was a pioneering polar explorer as well as an award-winning writer and artist, most famously remembered as the leader of the first expedition to cross the Arctic Ocean. Formerly Curator at the Scott Polar Research Institute, Cambridge, and the National Maritime Museum, London. He died in 2007.
List of Contributors
Sir Ranulph Fiennes, Victor Boyarsky, Martin Hartley, Kari Herbert, Erling Kagge, Peter Otway, Børge Ousland, Geoff Renner, Dmitry Shparo, Cecile Skog