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Shackleton's Boat Journey by Frank Arthur Worsley
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Jun 22, 12

Read from June 09 to 22, 2012

I have read as much as I could put my hands on regarding the Endurance expedition of Sir Ernest Shackleton. There is simply not a better adventure story out there than this one. Worsley was Shackleton's ship captain; a man of courage, strength, and determination.

Worsley was also an amazing seaman, navigating a 22 foot open boat hundreds of miles through uncharted waters in a hurricane. Amazing just doesn't cover it. But don't start with this book. "Endurance" is his seminal work and you should begin there.
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Mary I agree, you shouldn't begin with this book but with Worsley's "Endurance." His accounts of Shackleton's expedition are 2nd to none.


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