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Shackled Paperback – 31 Jul 2017

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  • Paperback: 320 pages
  • Publisher: Viking (31 July 2017)
  • ISBN-10: 0670079111
  • ISBN-13: 978-0670079117
  • Product Dimensions: 15.5 x 2.9 x 23.2 cm
  • Boxed-product Weight: 558 g
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars 2 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 192,287 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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When Australian-based scientist Chris Turney?s expedition got stuck in the Antarctic ice in 2013, it brought global attention to the dangers of the world?s least-known continent - and its fragility. Turney tells his own dramatic tale against the backdrop of the compelling history of Antarctic exploration and inspired by fears for the continent?s future.

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Australian earth scientist Chris Turney has written three books to critical acclaim - Bones, Rocks and Stars- The Science of When Things Happened; Ice, Mud and Blood- Lessons from Climates Past; and 1912- The Year the World Discovered Antarctica. With over 160 scientific papers on environmental change, Turney has received numerous awards for his research, including the first INQUA Sir Nicholas Shackleton Medal for pioneering research into climate change (2007), the Geological Society of London?s Bigsby Medal (2009), and the Australian Academy of Science?s Frederick White Prize (2014).Turney is passionate about science communication, contributing to The New York Times, The Times and New Scientist, and has an international following on social media under 'Intrepid Science'. He is currently Professor of Climate Change and Earth Sciences at the University of NewSouth Wales.

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