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South with the sun

Lynne Cox

South with the sun

Roald Amundsen, his polar explorations, and the quest for discovery

by Lynne Cox

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Published by Alfred A. Knopf in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Norwegian,
  • Travel,
  • Explorers,
  • Biography,
  • Discovery and exploration

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Lynne Cox
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsG585.A6 C69 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24827533M
    ISBN 109780307593405
    LC Control Number2011008637

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In South with the Sun, Lynne Cox explains to the reader early on in her book the connection that she’s felt to Roald Amundsen, by proxy: Her career as an open-water swimmer has brought her geographically close to places where Amundsen left his historical mark.

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