Endurance

Endurance

Shackleton's Incredible Voyage

Paperback - 1999
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The astonishing saga of polar explorer Ernest Shackleton's survival for over a year on the ice-bound Antarctic seas, as Time magazine put it, "defined heroism." Alfred Lansing's scrupulously researched and brilliantly narrated book -- with over 200,000 copies sold -- has long been acknowledged as the definitive account of the Endurance's fateful trip. To write their authoritative story, Lansing consulted with ten of the surviving members and gained access to diaries and personal accounts by eight others. The resulting book has all the immediacy of a first-hand account, expanded with maps and illustrations especially for this edition.
Publisher: New York : Caroll & Graf, 1999.
ISBN: 9780786706211
078670621X
Characteristics: 282 p. : ill., maps ; 22 cm.

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dfsmithaz
Jan 20, 2017

Fantastic, true story of human endurance. Not for young children.

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rsolin
Oct 11, 2015

An absolute classic that everyone should read. These men proved that what thee human spirit can accomplish is truly amazing.

(Side note: you might want to read this in the middle of a long, hot summer, when you'll appreciate the cold more.)

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EndsWell
Jul 07, 2014

This was a riveting survival story, similar to Unbroken in its intensity. Highly recommended!

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westcoast11
Feb 28, 2013

Amazing. My whole family enjoyed this book. Watched film after reading book. Inspirational.

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gerieowens
Jan 31, 2013

Loved it!

LadyR Dec 03, 2011

Hard to put down.

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fletchmo
Jan 19, 2010

very very well written account of an incredible journey.

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Jan 20, 2017

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