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Endurance : Shackleton's Incredible Voyage (99 Edition)
Endurance : Shackleton's Incredible Voyage (99 Edition)
by Alfred Lansing
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In 1914, an expedition headed by Sir Ernest Shackleton set out to be the first to cross the continent of Antarctica. Shipwrecked and marooned for months on end, their ill-fated voyage became a triumphant story of indomitable courage and faith in the face... (read more)

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Arctic Dreams: Imagination and Desire in a Northern Landscape
Arctic Dreams: Imagination and Desire in a Northern Landscape
by Barry Lopez
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Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage
Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage
by Alfred Lansing
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Days before the outbreak of World War One renowned explorer Ernest Shackleton and a crew of twenty-seven set sail to attempt the first crossing on foot of the Antarctic continent. More than eighty miles from their destination, however, their... (read more)

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Shackleton
Shackleton
by Roland Huntford
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The acclaimed biographer of Robert Falcon Scott masterfully chronicles the life of one of the last great Edwardian heroes, Ernest Shackleton, from his Anglo-Irish childhood through the race for the South Pole to his last expedition to the North Pole.... (read more)

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Worst Journey in the World (05 Edition)
Worst Journey in the World (05 Edition)
by Apsley Cherry-garrard
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The Worst Journey in the World recounts Robert Falcon Scott’s ill-fated expedition to the South Pole. Apsley Cherry-Garrard—the youngest member of Scott’s team and one of three men to make and survive the notorious Winter Journey—... (read more)

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North to the Night: A Spiritual Odyssey in the Arctic
North to the Night: A Spiritual Odyssey in the Arctic
by Alvah Simon
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Arctic Crossing: One Man's 2,000-Mile Odyssey Among the Inuit
Arctic Crossing: One Man's 2,000-Mile Odyssey Among the Inuit
by Jonathan Waterman
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The Last Explorer: Hubert Wilkins, Hero of the Great Age of Polar Exploration
The Last Explorer: Hubert Wilkins, Hero of the Great Age of Polar Exploration
by Simon Nasht
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This riveting biography recounts the life of the world's first truly modern explorer, a life of unrelenting adventure and the high drama of polar exploration. Hubert Wilkins was the most successful explorer in history: no one saw with his own eyes more... (read more)

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Antarctica: An Intimate Portrait of a Mysterious Continent
Antarctica: An Intimate Portrait of a Mysterious Continent
by Gabrielle Walker
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Antarctica is the most alien place on the planet, the only part of the earth where humans could never survive unaided. Out of our fascination with it have come many books, most of which focus on only one aspect of its unique strangeness. None has... (read more)

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South
South
by Ernest Shackleton
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In 1914, as the shadow of war falls across Europe, a party led by veteran explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton sets out to become the first to traverse the Antarctic continent. Their initial optimism is short-lived, however, as the ice field slowly thickens... (read more)

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The Endurance: Shackleton's Legendary Antarctic Expedition
The Endurance: Shackleton's Legendary Antarctic Expedition
by Caroline Alexander
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In August 1914, days before the outbreak of the First World War, the renowned explorer Ernest Shackleton and a crew of twenty-seven set sail for the South Atlantic in pursuit of the last unclaimed prize in the history of exploration: the first crossing... (read more)

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Mrs. Chippy's Last Expedition: The Remarkable Journal of Shackleton's Polar-Bound Cat
Mrs. Chippy's Last Expedition: The Remarkable Journal of Shackleton's Polar-Bound Cat
by Caroline Alexander
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January 15th. A rather breezy day. Breakfast of tinned rabbit waiting for me in my bowl. Went on deck for my Watch, stationing myself under stern rail and leaning over so as to observe the bubbles in our wake. Was joined at rail by some of my shipmates... (read more)

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South: The Race to the Pole
South: The Race to the Pole
by Peter Van Der Merwe
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A concise, authoritative and fully illustrated survey of Antarctic exploration in the early part of the 20th century, focusing on the race to the South Pole, including the epic expeditions of Robert Falcon Scott and Ernest Shackleton.<P>This book... (read more)

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Polar Dream: The First Solo Expedition by a Woman and Her Dog to the Magnetic North Pole
Polar Dream: The First Solo Expedition by a Woman and Her Dog to the Magnetic North Pole
by Helen Thayer
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In 1988, at the age of 50, Helen Thayer became the first woman in the world to travel on foot to the magnetic North Pole, one of the world's most remote and dangerous regions. Her only companion was Charlie, her loyal husky, who was integral to her... (read more)

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Endurance: An Epic of Polar Adventure
Endurance: An Epic of Polar Adventure
by Belinda Worsley
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You seriously mean to tell me that the ship is doomed?" asked Frank Worsley, commander of the , stuck impassably in Antarctic ice packs. "What the ice gets," replied Sir Ernest Shackleton, the expedition's unflappable leader, "the ice keeps." It did not,... (read more)

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Ice Bound
Ice Bound
by Jerri Nielsen
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Jerri Nielsen was a forty-six-year-old doctor working in Ohio when she made the decision to take a year's sabbatical at the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station on Antarctica, the most remote and perilous place on Earth. The "Polies," as the inhabitants are... (read more)

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The Ice Balloon: S. A. Andree and the Heroic Age of Arctic Exploration
The Ice Balloon: S. A. Andree and the Heroic Age of Arctic Exploration
by Alec Wilkinson
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In this grand and astonishing tale, Alec Wilkinson brings us the story of S. A. Andrée, the visionary Swedish aeronaut who, in 1897, during the great age of Arctic endeavor, left to discover the North Pole by flying to it in a hydrogen balloon... (read more)

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South: A Memoir of the Endurance Voyage
South: A Memoir of the Endurance Voyage
by Ernest H Shackleton
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Based upon Shackletons diaries and writings , South gives the reader an insight into the appalling condi tions that the author and his party endured when the Enduran ce lay trapped in sea ice and they were forced to march 600 miles across unstable sea... (read more)

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Race To the Pole Conquering Antarctica in the Worlds Toughtest Endurance Race
Race To the Pole Conquering Antarctica in the Worlds Toughtest Endurance Race
by James Cracknell
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New Year's Day, 2009. Somewhere on the bottom of the world, six teams of adventurers and explorers have gathered to race one another, on foot, to the South Pole. It is the first time that anyone has undertaken such a race in almost a hundred years; the... (read more)

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Alone on the Ice: The Greatest Survival Story in the History of Exploration
Alone on the Ice: The Greatest Survival Story in the History of Exploration
by David Roberts
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On January 17, 1913, alone and near starvation, Douglas Mawson, leader of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, was hauling a sledge to get back to base camp. The dogs were gone. Now Mawson himself plunged through a snow bridge, dangling over an abyss... (read more)

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