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Shackleton's forgotten expedition : the voyage of the Nimrod

Author: Beau Riffenburgh
Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury : Distributed to the trade by Holtzbrinck Publishers, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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Presents an historical narrative on the British Antarctic expedition in 1908 of Ernest Shackleton and the crew of the "Nimrod," who became the first to reach the South Pole and chronicles their achievements as they traveled across hundreds of miles of frozen wilderness.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Named Person: Ernest Henry Shackleton, Sir; Ernest Henry Shackleton, Sir; Ernest Henry Shackleton, Sir
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Beau Riffenburgh
ISBN: 1582344884 9781582344881
OCLC Number: 55487247
Description: xxiv, 358 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 25 cm
Contents: Members of the British Antarctic Expedition, 1907-09 --
A Race for Life --
A Product of Empire --
Life at Sea, Love on Land --
War or an Unknown Place? --
The Making of the British National Antarctic Expedition --
The Great White South --
The Southern Journey --
A Square Peg and a Round Hole --
A Soul Whipped on by the Wanderfire --
Nimrod --
Underway at Last --
A Promise Broken --
Cape Royds --
New Worlds to Conquer --
Waiting Out the Winter --
Across the Great Ice Barrier --
The Western Party --
Nearest the Pole --
The Wandering Pole --
Forced March --
Rescue --
Heroes Return.
Responsibility: Beau Riffenburgh.
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Presents an historical narrative on the British Antarctic expedition in 1908 of Ernest Shackleton and the crew of the "Nimrod," who became the first to reach the South Pole and chronicles their achievements as they traveled across hundreds of miles of frozen wilderness.

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