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The Endurance

Author: Caroline Alexander
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ISBN: 9781526708786
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Drawing upon previously unavailable sources, Caroline Alexander gives us a riveting account of Shackleton's expedition one of history's greatest epics of survival. And she presents the astonishing work of Frank Hurley, the Australian photographer whose visual record of the adventure was never before published comprehensively. Together, text and image re-create the terrible beauty of Antarctica, the awful destruction of the ship, and the crew's heroic daily struggle to stay alive, a miracle achieved largely through Shackleton's inspiring leadership. The survival of Hurley's remarkable images is scarcely less miraculous: The original glass plate negatives, from which most of the book's illustrations are superbly reproduced, were stored in hermetically sealed canisters that survived months on the ice floes, a week in an open boat on the polar seas, and several more months buried in the snows of a rocky outcrop called Elephant Island. Finally, Hurley was forced to abandon his professional equipment; thereafter he captured some of the most unforgettable images of the struggle with a pocket camera and three rolls of Kodak film.

Endurance

Author: Alfred Lansing
Publisher: Basic Books
ISBN: 0465058795
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Bound for Antarctica, where polar explorer Ernest Shackleton planned to cross on foot the last uncharted continent, the Endurance set sail from England in August 1914. In January 1915, after battling its way for six weeks through a thousand miles of pack ice and only a day's sail short of its destination, the Endurance became locked in an island of ice. For ten months the ice-moored Endurance drifted northwest before it was finally crushed. But for Shackleton and his crew of twenty-seven men, the ordeal had barely begun. It would end only after a miraculous journey through more than 850 miles of the South Atlantic's heaviest seas to the closest outpost of civilization. In Endurance, the definitive account of Shackleton's fateful trip, Alfred Lansing brilliantly narrates the harrowing voyage that has defined heroism for the last century.

South With Endurance

Author: Frank Hurley
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 074322292X
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The definitive collection of photographs from the Shackleton expedition includes never-before-published images from the remarkable 1914 expedition to Antarctica.

South

Author: Ernest H. Shackleton
Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand
ISBN: 3861952491
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Account of the Imperial Trans-Antartic Expedition attempted by Sir Ernest Shackleton and his crew. The goal of making the first land crossing of the Antartic Continent was never reached. Instead, the Endurance, Shackleton's ship, got trapped in pack ice, and Shackleton's new aim was to rescue all his crew members, in which he finally succeeded. Originally released in 1919.

Endurance

Author: Frank Arthur Worsley
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393319941
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The full story of the doomed expedition of the Endurance and the rescue of its crew from a seemingly hopeless situation in the deadly cold of Antarctica offers a tribute to Ernest Shackleton's inspiring and courageous leadership.

Sailing Alone Around The World

Author: Joshua Slocum
Publisher: Applewood Books
ISBN: 1557099170
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In 1895, at the age of 51, Captain Joshua Slocum left Boston on his sloop Spray. Three years later, after sailing single-handed 46,000 miles around the world, Slocum returned to Newport, Rhode Island. Through this, he was revered by sailors and adventurers around the world. The story of this journey is a classic tale of achievement in the face of overwhelming odds. ""'Walden' without the training wheels."" -Nathaniel Philbrick

Leading At The Edge

Author: Dennis N. T. Perkins
Publisher: AMACOM Div American Mgmt Assn
ISBN: 0814431941
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A guide to leadership draws on Ernest Shackelton's management style during his exploration of Antarctica, providing advice on how leaders can instill optimism, set personal examples, and perservere in the face of adversity.

Shackleton S Way

Author: Margot Morrell
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101200292
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Lead your business to survival and success by following the example of legendary explorer Ernest Shackleton Sir Ernest Shackleton has been called "the greatest leader that ever came on God's earth, bar none" for saving the lives of the twenty-seven men stranded with him in the Antarctic for almost two years. Because of his courageous actions, he remains to this day a model for great leadership and masterful crisis management. Now, through anecdotes, the diaries of the men in his crew, and Shackleton's own writing, Shackleton's leadership style and time-honored principles are translated for the modern business world. Written by two veteran business observers and illustrated with ship photographer Frank Hurley's masterpieces and other rarely seen photos, this practical book helps today's leaders follow Shackleton's triumphant example. "An important addition to any leader's library." -Seattle Times

Shackleton S Boat Journey

Author: Frank Arthur Worsley
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393318647
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A first-hand account of the voyage to safety, led by Worsley, of six men stranded for six months on the Antarctic ice pack when their expedition's ship was crushed by the ice

South

Author: Ernest Shakleton
Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand
ISBN: 3954274078
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Account of the Imperial Trans-Antartic Expedition attempted by Sir Ernest Shackleton and his crew. The goal of making the first land crossing of the Antartic Continent was never reached. Instead, the Endurance, Shackleton's ship, got trapped in pack ice, and Shackleton's new aim was to rescue all his crew members, in which he finally succeeded.