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The ice-cold heaven : a novel

Author: Mirko Bonné; Alexander Starritt
Publisher: New York : Overlook Duckworth, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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August 1914. While World War I rears its head across Europe, Sir Ernest Shackleton begins a daring expedition to be the first man to cross the Antarctic on foot. With him on his ship Endurance are twenty-eight crew members, sixty-nine sled dogs, a gramophone, a bicycle, and Merce Blackboro, a seventeen-year-old stowaway hidden amidst oilskins and sea boots. Their journey into the ice is by way of the sub-Antarctic  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Action and adventure fiction
Fiction
Named Person: Ernest Henry Shackleton, Sir; Ernest Henry Shackleton, Sir; Ernest Henry Shackleton, Sir
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mirko Bonné; Alexander Starritt
ISBN: 9781590201404 159020140X 0715645846 9780715645840
OCLC Number: 829451593
Description: 353 pages ; 24 cm
Other Titles: Eiskalte Himmel.
Responsibility: Mirko Bonné ; translated from the German by Alexander Starritt.

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A sparkling re-imagination of Shackleton's Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition, and the disaster that dogged the heroic voyage  Read more...

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His characters live and breathe, as does the book's desolate setting, which draws the reader deep into Shackleton's frigid world. There is a stunning level of technical detail - of the ship, the Read more...

 
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