ABOUT THE AUTHOR
The Lost Men is Kelly Tyler-Lewis’s first book. In 2002, she was a participant in the National Science Foundation Artists and Writers Program in Antarctica for two months, traveling to locales frequented by the Ross Sea party and interviewing scientists whose research illuminates the historic events. Research for the book also took her to Britain, Australia, and New Zealand.
From 2002 to 2004, she was a visiting scholar of the Scott Polar Research Institute at Cambridge University. She is a senior member of Wolfson College, Cambridge. As a documentary writer and producer, Ms. Tyler-Lewis received an Emmy Award in 2003 for Best Historical Documentary for “Shackleton’s Voyage of Endurance,” a two-hour special broadcast on the PBS series NOVA. The program was also nominated for the Emmy for Best Documentary.
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