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Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage

Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage

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Title Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage
Narrator Simon Prebble
Publisher Blackstone Audio
Publish Date 01-01-2008
Series # ,
Edition Unabridged
Length 10 hours 21 minutes 
Award  AudioFile Earphones Award , Winner , 2008
ISBN-13 9781433241529
Date Added 03-18-2014
Summary
This is a new reading of the thrilling account of one of the most astonishing feats of exploration and human courage ever recorded.

In August of 1914, the British ship Endurance set sail for the South Atlantic. In October, 1915, still half a continent away from its intended base, the ship was trapped, then crushed in the ice. For five months, Sir Ernest Shackleton and his men, drifting on ice packs, were castaways in one of the most savage regions of the world.

Lansing describes how the men survived a 1,000-mile voyage in an open boat across the stormiest ocean in the world and an overland trek through forbidding glaciers and mountains. The book recounts a harrowing adventure, but ultimately it is the nobility of these men and their indefatigable will that shines through.

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