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The Endurance : Shackleton's legendary Antarctic expedition

Author: Caroline Alexander; American Museum of Natural History.
Publisher: New York : Knopf, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Provides an account of the Shackleton expedition of 1914, during which explorer Ernest Shackleton and his crew of twenty-seven set out to cross the Antarctic continent on foot, only to have their ship, Endurance, break up eighty-five miles short of their destination, leaving them stranded for close to two years. Includes a photographic record of the adventure.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Alexander, Caroline, 1956-
Endurance.
New York : Knopf, c1998
(OCoLC)607068553
Online version:
Alexander, Caroline, 1956-
Endurance.
New York : Knopf, c1998
(OCoLC)607902244
Named Person: Ernest Henry Shackleton, Sir; Ernest Henry Shackleton, Sir
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Caroline Alexander; American Museum of Natural History.
ISBN: 0375404031 9780375404030
OCLC Number: 40248681
Notes: "In association with the American Museum of Natural History."
Description: 211 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Other Titles: Shackleton's legendary Antarctic expedition
Responsibility: Caroline Alexander.
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Provides an account of the Shackleton expedition of 1914, during which explorer Ernest Shackleton and his crew of twenty-seven set out to cross the Antarctic continent on foot, only to have their ship, Endurance, break up eighty-five miles short of their destination, leaving them stranded for close to two years. Includes a photographic record of the adventure.

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by kps298806 (WorldCat user published 2010-07-05) Good Permalink

I have just finished reading the first part of ENDURANCE written by Caroline Alexander.  This book is centered around a proposed Antarctic expedition carried out by Sir Ernest Shackleton in 1914. The ship, Endurance, was on the way down to the...
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Endurance is a Tale for any Would-Be Leader: One that will Endure Forever

by UrbanCamo (WorldCat user published 2010-07-05) Very Good Permalink

The Endurance tells of a man named Ernest Shackleton who embarks on an expedition to Antarctica. Along the way, much of the traits of those on board are observed. When the ship becomes trapped in ice, much of Ernest Shackletons leadership ability shines. Through him, the crew enjoys activities to...
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The Endurance: A Story of Strength

by crgruin (WorldCat user published 2010-04-28) Very Good Permalink

    The non-fiction account of Ernest Shackleton’s expedition onboard the Endurance is captured by the words of Caroline Alexander in this aptly named book, The Endurance. The book takes us from the early days of Shackleton’s schooling and sailing days until after the rescue....
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