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Spirit of Endurance

[the True Story of the Shackleton Expedition to the Antarctic]
Armstrong, Jennifer (Book - 2000)
Spirit of Endurance
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In August 1914, Sir Ernest Shackleton set out from England in an attempt to lead the first expedition across the Antarctic continent. What followed was one of the most extraordinary survival stories in history: a ship trapped and then wrecked by ice; an expedition marooned, first on the constantly shifting Antarctic pack, then on a remote, uninhabited island; a daring open boat journey across the world's most violent ocean; a trek over unmapped mountains; and finally an amazing rescue. Jennifer Armstrong's Shipwreck at the Bottom of the World received widespread praise and won the Orbis Pictus Award. Now she tells the Endurance story for a younger audience, in an oversize format with color paintings re-creating the detail and drama of the expedition's ordeal.
Authors: Armstrong, Jennifer, 1961-
Title: Spirit of Endurance
[the true story of the Shackleton Expedition to the Antarctic]
Publisher: New York : Crown Publishers, c2000
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: 32 p. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 37 cm
Content Type: text
Media Type: unmediated
Carrier Type: volume
Notes: Subtitle from cover
ISBN: 0517800926
0517800918
Branch Call Number: J919.8904 ARMSTRO 2000
Statement of Responsibility: Jennifer Armstrong ; illustrated by William Maughan
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 31) and index
Subject Headings: Antarctica Discovery and exploration Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition (1914-1917) Endurance (Ship) Shackleton, Ernest Henry, Sir, 1874-1922 Travel Antarctic regions
LCCN: 99037450
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