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Antarctic Adventures with Dr. Margaret Winslow, Brad Borkan, Roger Seiler

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Dr. Margaret “Margie” Winslow is a pioneering female geologist who explores the topography of South America and the shifting landscape of women in the sciences. Her misadventures in Tierra del Fuego, Antarctica, and Patagonia are recounted in her travel memoir Over My Head: Journeys in Leaky Boats from the Strait of Magellan to Cape Horn and Beyond, and in The Cusp of Dreadfulness. She also wrote Smart Ass, a memoir about her donkey. margiewinslow.com

Brad Borkan is the co-author of When Your Life Depends On It: Extreme Decision Making Lessons from the Antarctic, an adventure-based self-help book that chronicles the life-and-death decisions made by early Antarctic explorers Scott, Shackleton, Amundsen and Mawson during the Heroic Era 1901–1917. What lessons can we apply to our lives? extreme-decisions.com

Roger Seiler grew up on the Alaska Peninsula, where he learned to fly at 17 and guided sport fishermen seeking king salmon. A UCLA Honors graduate in film, Roger made 20+ nonfiction films and was an award-winning filmmaker for IBM. His historical novel Master of Alaska is based on letters and reports by Alaska’s first Russian governor, Aleksandr Baranov, and people who knew him. masterofalaska.com