Arctic Diary: Surviving on Thin Ice

Arctic Diary: Surviving on Thin Ice

by Richard Branson, Sam Branson
     
 

It’s hardly a surprise to discover that twenty-two year old Sam Branson has a love of adventure and a real concern about our future in a world threatened by rapid climate change. Journeying into the heart of the Arctic wilderness with his father and a film crew, Sam explores the changing landscape and the lives of the native Inuit people who have survived in

Overview

It’s hardly a surprise to discover that twenty-two year old Sam Branson has a love of adventure and a real concern about our future in a world threatened by rapid climate change. Journeying into the heart of the Arctic wilderness with his father and a film crew, Sam explores the changing landscape and the lives of the native Inuit people who have survived in a relentlessly inhospitable environment for 5,000 years.Sleeping on frozen seas and encountering majestic polar bears, Sam and his father embark together on a winter expedition, which Sam must ultimately complete on his own, finding new depths of resilience and courage in a formidable and breathtaking landscape.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780753515365
Publisher:
Random House UK
Publication date:
09/02/2008
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
4.90(w) x 7.30(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Sam Branson was born in England and now splits his time between the UK and the Caribbean. After school he trained as a chef at Le Cordon Bleu and then went on to do a year’s diploma in music. Since he was young he has always had a love for extreme sports, ranging from racing motocross to surfing.

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