South: A Memoir of the Endurance Voyage (MP3 CD)

South: A Memoir of the Endurance Voyage By Sir Ernest Shackleton, Geoffrey Howard (Read by) Cover Image
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In 1911, veteran explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton set out to lead the first expedition across Antarctica, the last unknown continent. Instead, his ship, the Endurance, became locked in sea ice, and for nine months, Shackleton fought a losing battle with the elements before the drifting ship was crushed, marooning him and his crew. This gripping first-hand account follows Shackleton and his men on their harrowing journey back to civilization: over 600 miles of unstable ice floes on foot, 850 miles of the worst seas in an open 22-foot boat, and then 20 miles of mountainous terrain to reach the nearest outpost of civilization. An astonishing story that explores the limits of human courage, Shackleton's South ranks among history's greatest adventures.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780786195671
ISBN-10: 0786195673
Publisher: Craig Black
Publication Date: February 1st, 2000
Language: English