Polar Crusader: A Life of Sir James Wordie

Polar Crusader: A Life of Sir James Wordie

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by Michael Smith
     
 

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Sir James Wordie lead arduous expeditions well into his forties, while building his reputation as an academic and mentor. He rose to be President of the Royal Geographical Society. This book captures the drama of an extraordinary life lived at the edge, establishing James Wordie in his rightful place in the pantheon of great British explorers.

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Sir James Wordie lead arduous expeditions well into his forties, while building his reputation as an academic and mentor. He rose to be President of the Royal Geographical Society. This book captures the drama of an extraordinary life lived at the edge, establishing James Wordie in his rightful place in the pantheon of great British explorers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780857904911
Publisher:
Birlinn, Limited
Publication date:
09/28/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
424
File size:
6 MB

Meet the Author

Michael Smith was a political and business journalist for over thirty years with The Guardian, The Observer and The Evening Standard. He has written two other books on polar exploration—An Unsung Hero and I Am Just Going Outside. He lives in London.

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