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Endurance : Shackleton's incredible voyage

Author: Alfred Lansing
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, 2008.
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The astonishing saga of polar explorer Ernest Shackleton's survival for over a year on the ice-bound Antarctic seas, as Time magazine put it, "defined heroism." Alfred Lansing's scrupulously researched and brilliantly narrated book -- with over 200,000 copies sold -- has long been acknowledged as the definitive account of the Endurance's fateful trip. To write their authoritative story, Lansing consulted with ten of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Lansing, Alfred.
Endurance : Shackleton's Incredible Voyage.
New York : Basic Books, ©2008
Named Person: Ernest Henry Shackleton, Sir; Ernest Henry Shackleton, Sir
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alfred Lansing
ISBN: 9780306817731 030681773X 9780786706211 078670621X
OCLC Number: 769344165
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Preface; Part I; Chapter 1; Chapter 2; Chapter 3; Chapter 4; Chapter 5; Chapter 6; Chapter 7; Chapter 8; Part II; Chapter 1; Chapter 2; Chapter 3; Chapter 4; Chapter 5; Chapter 6; Part III; Chapter 1; Chapter 2; Chapter 3; Chapter 4; Chapter 5; Chapter 6; Part IV; Chapter 1; Chapter 2; Chapter 3; Chapter 4; Chapter 5; Part V; Chapter 1; Chapter 2; Chapter 3; Chapter 4; Chapter 5; Chapter 6; Part VI; Chapter 1; Chapter 2; Chapter 3; Chapter 4; Chapter 5; Chapter 6; Part VII; Chapter 1; Chapter 2; Chapter 3; Epilogue; Acknowledgments;
Responsibility: Alfred Lansing.

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The astonishing saga of polar explorer Ernest Shackleton's survival for over a year on the ice-bound Antarctic seas, as Time magazine put it, "defined heroism." Alfred Lansing's scrupulously researched and brilliantly narrated book -- with over 200,000 copies sold -- has long been acknowledged as the definitive account of the Endurance's fateful trip. To write their authoritative story, Lansing consulted with ten of the surviving members and gained access to diaries and personal accounts by eight others. The resulting book has all the immediacy of a first-hand account, expanded with.

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