South with the sun : Roald Amundsen, his polar explorations, and the quest for discovery /
A powerfully built man more than six feet tall, Amundsen's career of adventure began at the age of fifteen (he was born in Norway in 1872 to a family of merchant sea captains and rich ship owners). Twenty-five years later he was the first man to reach both the North and South Poles. The author,...
New York :
Alfred A. Knopf,