Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage Kindle Edition
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Shackleton's mission failed, but the resulting adventure became one of the most celebrated accounts of man's survival against unbelievable odds.
In August 1914 the Endurance set sail for the South Atlantic. In October 1915, still half a continent away from their objective, the ship was trapped, then crushed in the ice. Twelve hundred miles away from land, drifting on ice packs, Shackleton and his men survived the next five months on a diet of dogs, penguins and seals. When the ship eventually sank they were forced to escape by lifeboat. Shackleton then travelled another 850 miles in an open boat across the stormiest ocean in the world to reach help. Every single man got home safely.
Miraculously, throughout this ordeal, the expedition's photographer, Frank Hurley, protected his negatives and photographs from destruction. It is these extraordinary photographs that are among those produced in this illustrated edition of Alfred Lansing's harrowing and inspiring classic. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
- Publication Date : March 3, 2008
- Word Wise : Enabled
- Print Length : 309 pages
- Lending : Not Enabled
- Publisher : Basic Books; 2nd Edition (March 3, 2008)
- File Size : 2116 KB
- ASIN : B006L74DMC
- Language: : English
- Enhanced Typesetting : Enabled
- X-Ray : Enabled
- Screen Reader : Supported
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