South: The Last Antarctic Expedition Of Shackleton And The Endurance by Ernest ShackletonSouth: The Last Antarctic Expedition Of Shackleton And The Endurance by Ernest Shackleton

South: The Last Antarctic Expedition Of Shackleton And The Endurance

byErnest ShackletonForeword byTim Cahill

Paperback | June 17, 2008

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The legendary expedition leader eloquently narrates his torturous two-year odyssey after his ship Endurance was crushed by a sea of ice in 1915. Shackleton and his crew confronted the most desolate place on earth-the frozen Antarctic wasteland and a thousand miles in an open boat-battling constant cold, hunger, hardship, and despair as they struggled toward the unknown. Shackleton's gripping personal account, originally published in 1919, includes 85 photographs of this monumental achievement, an enduring story of the strength of the human spirit.
Ernest Henry Shackleton was born on February 15, 1874 in County Kildare, Ireland. He was educated in London and joined the merchant navy at the age of 16, rejecting his father's wishes that he become a doctor. In 1898 he became a master mariner and in 1901 traveled to Antarctica on the ship Discovery, part of an expedition led by Briti...
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Title:South: The Last Antarctic Expedition Of Shackleton And The EnduranceFormat:PaperbackDimensions:488 pages, 9 × 6 × 1.14 inPublished:June 17, 2008Publisher:Lyons PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1599213230

ISBN - 13:9781599213231

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"One of the great adventure stories....a rousing read."--New York Times