Amundsen’s Way: The Race to the South Pole
What does it take to be the first? This is the gripping tale of the great Norwegian explorer’s courage, single-minded determination and ruthlessness in the race to the South Pole.
How will history view Amundsen? For his daring deeds, his discipline, or perhaps his deception? Is he a hero or a villain?
Amundsen’s South Polar conquest is an extraordinary tale combining risk, intrigue and personal conflict. Amundsen had a thirst for world records and employed astute planning and shrewd strategy to propel him onwards. He would stop at nothing to secure his goals. His is a story testament to brilliance and courage.From the author of the highly acclaimed Into the White
, and full of life-threatening challenges, hazards, deception, triumphs and disasters, Amundsen’s Way
is that rare thing, a pure adventure story.