The Worst Journey in the World by Apsley Cherry-Garrard


Tuesday, December 10 through Friday, December 20, 2002. Read by Karl Schmidt.

A member of the Scott expedition to the South Pole, Cherry Garrard says in his introduction: “Polar Exploration is at once the cleanest and most isolated way of having a bad time which has been devised.” Somehow his invitation to us to join him seems appealing.

(?Adventure Library; ISBN-10: 1885283121)

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Theme: Mother of the Man, from John Adams: Naive and Sentimental Music; Los Angeles Philharmonic, Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor (Nonesuch 79636-2)