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Shackleton

Shackleton( )
Author: Huntford, Roland
ISBN:978-0-349-10744-8
Publication Date:Feb 1996
Publisher:Little Brown & Company
Book Format:Paperback
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Book Description:

Ernest Shackleton was the quintessential Edwardian hero. A contemporary - and adversary - of Scott, he sailed on the 'Discovery' expedition of 1900, and went on to mount three expeditions of his own. Like Scott, he was a social adventurer; snow and ice held no particular attraction, but the pursuit of wealth, fame and power did. Yet Shackleton, and Anglo-Irishman who left school at 16, needed status to raise money for his own expeditions. At various times he was involved in journalism,...
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Book Details
Pages:789
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Adventurers & Explorers
History / Polar Regions
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.07 x 7.722 x 2.067 Inches
Book Weight:1.232 Pounds



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