by Apsley Cherry-Garrard
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Apsley Cherry-Garrard was the youngest member of Robert Falcon Scott's expedition to the South Pole, and was one of its only survivors.
January 3, 2014 Just as the passengers aboard the MV Akademik Shokalskiy thought they had escaped the Antarctic ice, word came that the Chinese ship that rescued them might be stuck as well. Poet Jynne Martin recommends a book to put the situation in perspective, one that tells the story of an expedition that was doomed from the start.
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