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Anne Strathie - Birdie Bowers: Captain Scott's Marvel - 9780752494449 - V9780752494449
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Birdie Bowers: Captain Scott's Marvel

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Description for Birdie Bowers: Captain Scott's Marvel Paperback. Num Pages: 224 pages, 16 colour plates, 37 colour illustrations, 9 black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1MTS; 3JJC; BGH; WTLP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 232 x 161 x 21. Weight in Grams: 396.
Henry ‘Birdie’ Bowers realised his life’s ambition when he was selected for Captain Scott’s Terra Nova expedition to the Antarctic, yet he also met his death on the journey. Born to a sea-faring father and adventurous mother on the Firth of Clyde, Bowers’ boyhood obsession with travel and adventure took him round the world several times and his life appears, with hindsight, to have been a ceaseless preparation for his ultimate, Antarctic challenge. Although just 5ft 4in, he was a bundle of energy; knowledgeable, indefatigable and the ultimate team player. In Scott’s words, he was ‘a marvel’. This new biography, ... Read more

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About Anne Strathie
Anne Strathie is an acclaimed polar historian and biographer. She has written three biographies of members of Captain Scott's 'Terra Nova' Antarctic expedition, all published by The History Press.

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