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Endurance : Shackleton's incredible voyage

Author: Alfred Lansing
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, a member of the Perseus Books Group, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Bound for Antarctica, where polar explorer Ernest Shackleton planned to cross on foot the last uncharted continent, the Endurance set sail from England in August 1914. In January 1915, after battling its way for six weeks through a thousand miles of pack ice and now only a day's sail short of its destination, the Endurance became locked in an island of ice. For ten months the ice-moored Endurance drifted northwest  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Narrative non-fiction
Named Person: Ernest Henry Shackleton, Sir; Ernest Henry Shackleton, Sir; Ernest Henry Shackleton, Sir
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alfred Lansing
ISBN: 9780465058785 0465058787 9780465062881 0465062881
OCLC Number: 871228525
Notes: "First published by Carroll & Graf in 1986. Published by arrangement with Mrs Alfred Lansing"--Title page verso.
Description: xxi, 357 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Alfred Lansing ; introduction by Nathaniel Philbrick.

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