By (author) Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton
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South! by Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton
Book DescriptionSouth is Shackleton's first-hand account of the epic expedition, which he described as 'the last great journey on earth'. During the journey their ship, the Endurance, became trapped by ice and was crushed, forcing the men to survive in and escape from one of the world's most hostile environments. With no hope of rescue, Shackleton and four others set sail in a small open boat on a 600-mile crossing to South Georgia. Shipwrecked on the uninhabited side of the island, they were forced into making the first ever winter crossing of the island, all the time threatened by brutal cold and hunger. South made Shackleton's name as an explorer. The dramatic story, one of the most astonishing feats of Polar escapology, remains as enthralling as when it was first published in 1919. ABOUT STANFORDS TRAVEL CLASSICS Hailing from both sides of the Atlantic, the authors included are as diverse as Edith Wharton, Henry James, Ernest Shackleton and Alfred Russel Wallace. Every title has been reset in a contemporary typeface, and has been printed to a high-quality production specification, to create a series that every lover of fine travel literature will want to collect and keep
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781906780333
Format: Paperback (198mm x 129mm x mm)
Imprint: John Beaufoy Publishing Ltd
Publisher: John Beaufoy Publishing Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Jul-2010
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Heart of the Antarctic, Being the Story of the British Antarctic Expedition, 1907-1909; Volume 1, Paperback / softback (August 2012)
South, Paperback (October 2008)
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Heart of the Antarctic and South, Paperback (November 2007)
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