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Emperors of the Ice book. Richard Farr could have just listed out the events as they happened. Instead he made an interesting story, taking the reader to high points and low points with the explorers in the story. I think that Emperors of the Ice was an interesting book to read. I learned plenty about surviving in negative degrees of extended periods of time. I also respect the brave men in the story who endured much suffering and would just not give up. Not only are those men brave for any old story but this a one hundred percent true story.
In 1909, Ernest Shackleton famously came within 100 miles of the Pole. In fact, The Emperors of the Ice is really not much more than Farr’s retelling of Cherry-Garrard’s story. In June 1910, Roald Amundsen led a Norwegian group to Antarctica. But what a story it is! Except for the introduction, Farr’s book reads as if it were written by Cherry; it is narrated in Cherry’s voice.
Emperors of the Ice, by Richard Farr, is Cherry's story. The journey to South Africa is fairly uneventful. The plan is to collect and preserve eggs for scientific study- "The plan was simple. Bill, Birdie, and I would go for a little walk.
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Named Assistant Zoologist, Cherry and two other men spent a month trekking from Cape Evans camp to the winter nesting area of the emperor penguins in an effort to collect unhatched eggs for study. Vivid descriptions of temperatures dipping below minus 70 degrees Fahrenheit and of Force 11 winds draw readers into the Antarctic landscape of Cherry’s experience. of Wisconsin - Madison, 2009. 2 Total Resources View Text Complexity Submit Text Complexity.
This Author: Richard Farr. This Narrator: Michael Page . This Publisher: Brilliance Audio. Emperors of the Ice: A True Story of Disaster and Survival in the Antarctic, 1910-13. So in the spring of 1910, when Captain Robert Falcon Scott offers young "Cherry" the position of Assistant Zoologist aboard the Terra Nova, Cherry considers himself the luckiest man alive. Cherry's luck, however, will soon change. Far off in the icy unknown of Antarctica, where temperatures plummet below - 77°F, exploration is synonymous with a struggle for life. People Who Liked Emperors of the Ice: A True Story of Disaster and Survival in the Antarctic, 1910-13 Also Liked These Free Titles
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Emperors of the Ice: A True Story of Disaster and Survival in the Antarctic, 1910-13. Written by Richard Farr. Narrated by Michael Page. But this is no mere history: recreating the story in Cherry's own voice, Richard Farr places listeners right inside this horrifying ordeal - and the amazing feats of courage and camaraderie that survival required. The result is inspiring and heartbreaking: a narrative you will never forget. Read on the Scribd mobile app.
Michael Page, the voice of Cherry-Garrard, has listeners breathlessly experiencing every hardship, act of bravery, an. .
Richard Farr Emperors of the Ice: A True Story of Disaster and Survival in the Antarctic, 1910-13. ISBN 13: 9780374319755. Michael Page, the voice of Cherry-Garrard, has listeners breathlessly experiencing every hardship, act of bravery, and bone-chilling arctic blast of the disastrous three-year adventure.
EMPERORS OF THE ICE A True Story of Disaster and Survival in the Antarctic, 1910-13. by Richard Farr Read by Michael Page. Farr's reading of the preface and afterword sets the story in the context of the great races to the Poles of the early twentieth century.