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Photos add valuable documentation to oft-told tale
on 5 November 1998
Although this book adds nothing new to an already well-documented heroic venture, as an introducion to those just now being bitten by the Shackleton bug, it will serve its purpose quite well. Frank Hurley's photographs alone make the book a valuable addition to any afficianado's collection on the subject. They are awe-inspiring, and in turn both majestic and intimate in their portrayal of the fate of the Endurance and her crew. This book is released in conjunction with the exhibition to be mounted at the Museum of Natural History next spring; I only wish that some additional material, such as journal pages and related artifacts had been included to give the book a little more "warmth" since the subject matter is so undeniably "chilly"!