About this book
The Vintage paperback edition of this life of the youngest member of Captain Scott's Antarctic expedition, recalling the tremendous hardship he endured, and going on to describe his experience of the Great War and his later struggle against depression, breakdown and despair.
Apsley Cherry Garrard (1886-1959) was one of the youngest members of Captain Scott's final expedition to the Antarctic. Cherry undertook an epic journey in the Antarctic winter to collect the eggs of the Emperor penguin. This work presents the biography of Cherry.