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  • Paperback: 224 pages
  • Age Range: 8 years and up
  • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company; Reprint edition (14 Aug. 1998)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0393318648
  • ISBN-13: 978-0393318647
  • Product Dimensions: 14 x 1.3 x 20.8 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars 40 customer reviews
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On 1 August 1914, on the eve of World War I, Sir Ernest Shackleton and his hand-picked crew embarked in HMS Endurance from London's West India Dock, for an expedition to the Antarctic. It was to turn into one of the most breathtaking survival stories of all time. Even as they coasted down the channel, Shackleton wired back to London to offer his ship to the war effort. The reply came from the First Lord of the Admiralty, one Winston Churchill: "Proceed". And proceed they did. When the Endurance was trapped and finally crushed to splinters by pack ice in late 1915, they drifted on an ice floe for five months, before getting to open sea and launching three tiny boats as far as the inhospitable, storm-lashed Elephant Island. They drank seal oil and ate baby albatross (delicious, apparently.) From there Shackelton himself and seven others- -the author among them--went on, in a 22-foot open boat, for an unbelievable 800 miles, through the Antarctic seas in winter, to South Georgia and rescue. It is an extraordinary story of courage and even good-humour among men who must have felt certain, secretly, that they were going to die. Worsley's account, first published in 1940, captures that bulldog spirit exactly: uncomplaining, tough, competent, modest and deeply loyal. It's gripping, and strangely moving. --Christopher Hart --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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"One of the greatest survival stories of all time - Library Journal; I have gazed into the naked soul of man... - Ernest Shackleton; A breathtaking story of courage, skill and determination under the most appalling conditions - Sir Edmund Hillary; The Heart of the Antarctic: Ernest Shackleton; Shackleton: the Polar Journeys - incorporating South and The Heart of the Antarctic: Ernest Shackleton; An Unsung Hero - Tom Crean Antarctic Survivor: Michael Smith" --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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