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South

The Endurance Expedition

South by Ernest Shackleton
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Veteran explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton’s excruciating and inspiring expedition to Antarctica aboard the Endurance has long captured the public imagination. South is his own first-hand account of this epic adventure.

As war clouds darkened over Europe in 1914, a party led by Shackleton set out to make the first crossing of the entire Antarctic continent via the Pole. But their initial optimism was short-lived as ice floes closed around their ship, gradually crushing it and marooning twenty-eight men on the polar ice. Alone in the world’s most unforgiving environment, Shackleton and his team began a brutal quest for survival. And as the story of their journey across treacherous seas and a wilderness of glaciers and snow fields unfolds, the scale of their courage and heroism becomes movingly clear.

First time published as a Penguin ClassicIncludes a selection of Frank Hurley's famous photographsFeatures a new Introduction by Fergus Fleming


Penguin Group US; January 2004
416 pages; ISBN 9781440650413
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Title: South
Author: Ernest Shackleton; Fergus Fleming; Frank Hurley
 
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