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Sara Wheeler

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
Written by Sara Wheeler
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | April 2003
$14.95/22.95(Canada) | 978-0-375-75454-8 (0-375-75454-7)

Apsley Cherry-Garrard was one of the youngest members of Robert Falcon Scott’s legendary expedition to Antarctica, the last man sent out to meet Captain Scott and his men in February 1912, when they were expected to return victorious any day from the South Pole. He embarked on his own epic journey... Read more






Terra Incognita
Written by Sara Wheeler
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | March 1999
$15.00/17.00(Canada) | 978-0-375-75338-1 (0-375-75338-9)

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






Too Close to the Sun
Written by Sara Wheeler
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | July 2009
$18.00/21.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-6892-7 (0-8129-6892-1)

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






Travels in a Thin Country
Written by Sara Wheeler
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | March 1999
$15.00/(Canada) | 978-0-375-75365-7 (0-375-75365-6)

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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