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Author Lansing, Alfred, author.

Title Endurance : Shackleton's incredible voyage / Alfred Lansing ; introduction by Nathaniel Philbrick.

Publication Info. New York : Basic Books, a member of the Perseus Books Group, 2014.
1 hold on first copy returned of 2 copies


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Casa Verdugo Library Non-Fiction    919.89 LAN    On Holdshelf
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    919.89 LAN    Staff Reported Missing
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Non-Fiction.
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Non-Fiction.
Description xxi, 357 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note "First published by Carroll & Graf in 1986. Published by arrangement with Mrs Alfred Lansing"--Title page verso.
Summary "Bound for Antarctica, where polar explorer Ernest Shackleton planned to cross on foot the last uncharted continent, the Endurance set sail from England in August 1914. In January 1915, after battling its way for six weeks through a thousand miles of pack ice and now only a day's sail short of its destination, the Endurance became locked in an island of ice. For ten months the ice-moored Endurance drifted northwest before it was finally crushed. But for Shackleton and his crew of twenty-seven men the ordeal had barely begun. It would end only after a near-miraculous journey by Shackleton and a skeleton crew through over 850 miles of the South Atlantic's heaviest seas to the closest outpost of civilization."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Shackleton, Ernest Henry, Sir, 1874-1922 -- Travel -- Antarctica.
Endurance (Ship).
Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition (1914-1917).
Antarctica -- Discovery and exploration -- British.
ISBN 9780465058785 (hardback)
0465058787 (hardback)
9780465062881 (paperback)
0465062881 (paperback)

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