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This pictorial anthology celebrates the life of Ernest Shackleton, a major protagonist in the heroic age of Antarctic exploration at the beginning of the twentieth century. He is best known for his legendary third expedition 'Endurance', but Shackleton also undertook three other expeditions. each enthralling in its own way but none achieving the goal it set out to reach. C ...more
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Published December 1st 2003 by Weidenfeld & Nicolson Illustrated (first published November 14th 2002)
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Gerry
Apr 24, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This sumptuous volume presents a pictorial anthology of the Polar explorer and Edwardian hero Ernest Shackleton. Accompanying the myriad of photographs, taken by the photographers on each of his expeditions, there are a variety of Shackleton's diary entries, a collection of drawings done by various members of each party and some insightful captions by Julie Summers; Roland Huntford introduces each chapter with a lengthy and most useful historical background.

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