South with the Sun by Lynne Cox audiobook

South with the Sun: Roald Amundsen, His Polar Explorations, and the Quest for Discovery

By Lynne Cox
Read by Christine Williams

Highbridge Audio, HighBridge 9780307593405
8.56 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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An adventurer and champion open-water swimmer traces the life and expeditions of Roald Amundsen, the polar explorer known as "the last of the Vikings." He was the first to travel the Northwest Passage between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, and he launch

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An adventurer and champion open-water swimmer traces the life and expeditions of Roald Amundsen, the polar explorer known as "the last of the Vikings." He was the first to travel the Northwest Passage between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, and he launch

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Author Bio: Lynne Cox

Author Bio: Lynne Cox

Lynne Cox is an American long-distance open-water swimmer and writer. She has twice held the record for the fastest crossing of the English Channel, was the first woman to swim the Cook Strait in New Zealand, and was the first person to swim the Straits of Magellan and to swim around the Cape of Good Hope in South Africa. She is also well known for swimming in the Bering Strait in 1987, from the island of Little Diomede in Alaska to Big Diomede, then part of the Soviet Union. Cox also swam more than one mile in the waters of Antarctica, and wrote Swimming in Antarctica about the experience. She has been inducted into the International Swimming Hall of Fame and lives in Los Alamitos, California.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction/Biography & Autobiography
Runtime: 8.56
Audience: Adult
Language: English