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The Endurance : Shackleton's Legendary Antarctic Expedition
The Endurance Shackleton's Legendary Antarctic Expedition
Author: Caroline Alexander, Michael Tezla, Martin Rubin
In August 1914, days before the outbreak of the First World War, the renowned explorer Ernest Shackleton and a crew of twenty-seven set sail for the South Atlantic in pursuit of the last unclaimed prize in the history of exploration: the first crossing on foot of the Antarctic continent. Weaving a treacherous path through the freezing Weddell Se...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9781565113350
ISBN-10: 1565113357
Publication Date: 7/19/1999
Edition: 4 Audio Cassettes
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4.3 stars, based on 9 ratings
Publisher: Highbridge Audio
Book Type: Audio Cassette
Other Versions: Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
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This is a wonderful audio book. I listened on the way to and from work (and any other time I was in the car alone) and there were several times when I didn't want to get out of the car. I wonder if the printed version includes some of the photographs mentioned in the story. I'd love to see them! Shackleton's expedition has interested me for quite a while ... I'm absolutely amazed by the fact that ALL his men survived their ordeal!

What was REALLY neat for me was listening to this while driving in heavy snow - it set the mood perfectly! Heavy snow in Maryland in early December is quite unusual but it was a great setting for the story.
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