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Sara Wheeler
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Like Denys Finch Hatton, Sara Wheeler was educated at Brasenose College, Oxford. Her books include Terra Incognita: Travels in Antarctica; Travels in a Thin Country; and Cherry: A Life of Apsley Cherry-Garrard, all available from the Modern Library. When not traveling, Wheeler lives with her family in London.

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Cherry
A Life of Apsley Cherry-Garrard
Written by Sara Wheeler


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: April 1, 2003
Price: $14.95

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Cherry
A Life of Apsley Cherry-Garrard
Written by Sara Wheeler


Format: eBook, 384 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $2.99

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Terra Incognita
Travels in Antarctica
Written by Sara Wheeler


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: March 16, 1999
Price: $16.00

It is the coldest, windiest, driest place on earth, an icy desert of unearthly beauty and stubborn impenetrability. For centuries, Antarctica has captured the imagination of our greatest scientists and explorers, lingering in the spirit long after their return. Shackleton called it "the last great journey"; for Apsley Cherry-Garrard it was... Read more >
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Terra Incognita
Travels in Antarctica
Written by Sara Wheeler


Format: eBook, 384 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: October 1, 2014
Price: $11.99

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Too Close to the Sun
The Audacious Life and Times of Denys Finch Hatton
Written by Sara Wheeler


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: July 14, 2009
Price: $18.00

A champion of Africa, legendary for his good looks, his charm, and his prowess as a soldier, lover, and hunter, Denys Finch Hatton inspired Karen Blixen to write the unforgettable Out of Africa. Now esteemed British biographer Sara Wheeler tells the truth about this extraordinarily charismatic adventurer.

Born to an old aristocratic... Read more >
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Too Close to the Sun
The Audacious Life and Times of Denys Finch Hatton
Written by Sara Wheeler


Format: eBook
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: April 24, 2007
Price: $13.99

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Travels in a Thin Country
A Journey Through Chile
Written by Sara Wheeler


Format: eBook, 336 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: September 23, 2009
Price: $2.99

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Travels in a Thin Country
A Journey Through Chile
Written by Sara Wheeler


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: March 16, 1999
Price: $15.00

Squeezed between a vast ocean and the longest mountain range on earth, Chile is 2,600 miles long and never more than 110 miles wide—not a country that lends itself to maps, as Sara Wheeler discovered when she traveled alone from the top to the bottom, from the driest desert in the... Read more >
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