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Sara Wheeler

Author of Terra Incognita: Travels in Antarctica

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Sara Wheeler is the author of many books of biography and travel, including Access All Areas; Selected Writings 1990-2011 (North Point Press. 2013) and Travels in a Thin Country: A Journey Through Chile. Terra Incognita: Travels in Antarctica was an international bestseller that The New York Times described as "gripping, emotional" and "compelling," and The Magnetic North: Notes from the Arctic Circle (FSG, 2011) was chosen as Book of the Year by Michael Palin and Will Self, among others, Wheeler lives in London.
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Shackleton's Boat Journey (Introduction, some editions) 351 copies, 8 reviews
A Woman in the Polar Night (Foreword, some editions) 118 copies, 7 reviews
Oxtravels: Meetings with Remarkable Travel Writers (Contributor) 53 copies, 3 reviews
Extreme Earth (Contributor) 17 copies
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