Sara Wheeler

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Birthday
20, 1961
Birthplace
England
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Birthday
20, 1961 (age 58)
Birthplace
England

About

Known for her travel books and biographies of polar explorers, she penned such works as Terra Incognita: Travels in Antarctica and Cherry: A Life of Apsley Cherry-Garrard.

Before Fame

After graduating from Brasenose College of the University of Oxford, she traveled and wrote in Greece and Chile and was subsequently awarded a United States Science Foundation grant to live and write in Antarctica.

Trivia

She published a 1997 children's work titled Dear Daniel: Letters from Antarctica.

Family Life

She was born and raised in the southwest English city of Bristol.

Associated With

Her biography of British explorer Apsley Cherry-Garrard explores the events of the ill-fated, Robert Falcon Scott-led Terra Nova Antarctic Expedition of 1912.