A life of extremes : the life and times of a polar filmmaker.

By: Quinn, Max.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Dunedin, New Zealand : Exisle Publishing, 2020Description: 264 pages : colour illustrations ; 27 cm.ISBN: 1775594327; 9781775594321.Subject(s): ANTARCTICA | ALASKA | ARCTIC | NATURAL HISTORY | WILDLIFE | PENGUINS | WHALES | OZONE DEPLETION | COLD REGIONS | POLAR REGIONS | EXPLORATION | ICE | PHOTOGRAPHY | CINEMATOGRAPHY | EXPLORERS | BIOGRAPHIES | HISTORY | NEW ZEALAND | TANGAROA (SHIP)Holdings: GRETA POINT: 913(99) QUI
Contents:
Preface -- 1. Journey into the unknown -- 2. A Summer on ice -- 3. End of the golden weather -- 4. 'At the going down of the sun … ' -- 5, The night of the penguin -- 6. My own worst journey -- 7. The Winter of my discontent -- 8. 'If you march your winter journeys … ' -- 9. A hole in the sky -- 10. Travels with Marco Polo -- 11. Poles apart -- 12. Millennium moments -- 13. Up close and dangerous -- 14. In search of the Sámi -- 15. Drilling for weather -- 16. Worlds of ice -- 17. The spirit of the north -- 18. The day after tomorrow -- 19. The Tangaroa journeys -- 20. The pole of cold -- Acknowledgements -- Index.
Summary: Max Quinn’s filmmaking career has taken him to the ends of the earth, from his native New Zealand to Alaska; Antarctica to the Arctic. A Life of Extremes is a personal account of his work, featuring vibrant text and stunning images that illustrate 20 years of adventures in polar climates. Learn, from behind the camera, about the natural history and wildlife of our world. Leave the tourist trail behind with this unique insight into life in the immensely beautiful, most extreme places on earth. -- Publisher's website.
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National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA) is included in the author's Acknowledgements.

Includes index.

Preface -- 1. Journey into the unknown -- 2. A Summer on ice -- 3. End of the golden weather -- 4. 'At the going down of the sun … ' -- 5, The night of the penguin -- 6. My own worst journey -- 7. The Winter of my discontent -- 8. 'If you march your winter journeys … ' -- 9. A hole in the sky -- 10. Travels with Marco Polo -- 11. Poles apart -- 12. Millennium moments -- 13. Up close and dangerous -- 14. In search of the Sámi -- 15. Drilling for weather -- 16. Worlds of ice -- 17. The spirit of the north -- 18. The day after tomorrow -- 19. The Tangaroa journeys -- 20. The pole of cold -- Acknowledgements -- Index.

Max Quinn’s filmmaking career has taken him to the ends of the earth, from his native New Zealand to Alaska; Antarctica to the Arctic. A Life of Extremes is a personal account of his work, featuring vibrant text and stunning images that illustrate 20 years of adventures in polar climates. Learn, from behind the camera, about the natural history and wildlife of our world. Leave the tourist trail behind with this unique insight into life in the immensely beautiful, most extreme places on earth. -- Publisher's website.

GRETA POINT: 913(99) QUI

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