South! by Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton
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By Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton

South!

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South! by Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton

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South 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 Details

ISBN: 9781906780333
ISBN-10: 1906780331
Classification: Expeditions
Format: Paperback (198mm x 129mm x mm)
Pages: 336
Imprint: John Beaufoy Publishing Ltd
Publisher: John Beaufoy Publishing Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Jul-2010
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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South by Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton South, Paperback (August 2014)

Ernest Shackleton's own account of his ill-fated attempt to cross Antarctica from sea to sea is a story of courage, endurance, survival and the true spirit of adventure.

Heart of the Antarctic and South by Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton Heart of the Antarctic and South, Paperback (November 2007)

Ernest Shackleton led two Antarctic expeditions, and died shortly after the beginning of the third. His expedition ship Endurance was trapped, then crushed in the ice, before his party could be landed, leaving his men in a hopeless situation. For months Shackleton held his party together before taking to boats and bringing everyone to safety.

Shackleton by Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton Shackleton, Hardback (December 2002)

This splendid omnibus combines The Heart of the Antarctic and South, Ernest Shackleton's personal accounts of his polar expeditions.

South! by Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton South!, Paperback (June 2001)

Shackleton tells the story of his last expedition (1914-1917) when his ship, the Endurance, was crushed by pack ice.

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