Under Manhattan

By Erling Kagge

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Polar explorer, author and philosopher Erling Kagge was the first person ever to walk alone to the South Pole and to surmount the ‘three poles’: North, South and the summit of the Mount Everest. Now he explores New York like never before—underground.
Along with Steve Duncan, he descends into the network of sewers, subways and water tunnels that the city has to offer—all the way from The Bronx via Manhattan to the Atlantic Ocean. The account of their journey opens a…
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Language

Norwegian

Format

Paperback

Genre

Vertaalde literaire roman, novelle

ISBN

9789462380172

Translator(s)

Becky Crook

Pages

208

Original Title

En reise til New Yorks indre

Year of publication

2015

Reviews

'Their journey around the Big Apple's pungent underworld is fascinating and utterly revolting.'—The Scotsman

About the author

Erling Kagge

Erling Kagge (Norway) is a polar explorer, mountaineer, lawyer, publisher and philosopher. He was the first person in the world to walk alone to the South Pole and to surmount the ‘three poles’—North, South and the summit of Mount Everest. Currently, he is also a successful entrepreneur in Oslo-based publishing house Kagge Forlag, and a keen collector of contemporary art. Astrup Fearnley Museum for Modern Art in Oslo exhibited a selection of his collection in 2015. Photo: © Steve Duncan