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Tom Crean Ice Man by Michael Smith, Annie Brady
  

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Tom Crean Ice Man by Michael Smith, Annie Brady

Tom Crean ran away from his Kerry home, aged 15, to join the British navy in 1893. He travelled to the Antarctic with the famous explorers, Scott and Shackleton. He explored the unknown, crossed ice fields and wild oceans and courageously saved friends from death.

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'Fascinating true story of an Irish adventurer.' * Books Ireland * 'An exciting story that's all the more powerful for being true.' * Sunday Tribune * 'An ideal book for children.' * Inis *'

About the Author

Michael Smith is author of the best-selling biography of Tom Crean, An Unsung Hero. His other books include I Am Just Going Outside, a biography of Captain Oates (2002) and Polar Crusader about Sir James Wordie (2004). He has also written books for children, including Shackleton: The Boss. He contributes to TV and radio and lectures on Polar history. Michael was a business and political journalist with The Guardian and The Observer.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
122 pages

Author

Michael Smith, Annie Brady
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Publisher

The Collins Press

Publication date

25th June 1905

ISBN

9781905172313


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