Author(s): Ed Wright
Features approximately 80 adventurers who gave their lives in the cause of discovery. This book discusses the adventurers chronologically, and the various entries cover their careers up-to and including their final mission. It features maps, portraits, photos and quotations from diaries and letters.
Ed Wright is a social commentator and regular contributor to the Sydney Morning Herald, the Australian, and the Australian Financial Review. He was the co-founder of the satirical Strewth! magazine and has a PhD in American Literature from the University of Sydney. He is also the author of History's Greatest Scandals, Celebrity Family Trees and A Left-Handed History of the World (Murdoch Books).