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Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage
by Alfred Lansing

Published: 1999-03-19
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The astonishing saga of polar explorer Ernest Shackleton's survival for over a year on the ice-bound Antarctic seas, as Time magazine put it, "defined heroism." Alfred Lansing's scrupulously researched and brilliantly narrated book -- with over 200,000 copies sold -- has long been ...
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The astonishing saga of polar explorer Ernest Shackleton's survival for over a year on the ice-bound Antarctic seas, as Time magazine put it, "defined heroism." Alfred Lansing's scrupulously researched and brilliantly narrated book -- with over 200,000 copies sold -- has long been acknowledged as the definitive account of the Endurance's fateful trip. To write their authoritative story, Lansing consulted with ten of the surviving members and gained access to diaries and personal accounts by eight others. The resulting book has all the immediacy of a first-hand account, expanded with maps and illustrations especially for this edition.

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  "Endurance"by ljbolson (see profile) 05/14/14

Captivating story and details of survival. Difficult to put down. Knowing they all survive does not ruin the ending, but instead propels you through the book to discover how the impossible is achieved.... (read more)

 
  "If this was fiction, you would never believe it!"by mindysauve (see profile) 02/24/12

Unbelievable story of leadership and survival under the most harrowing conditions imaginable. Strongly recommend the DVD set for viewing after The book has been read. It contains actual photo footage... (read more)

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