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Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage
by Alfred Lansing

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Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage by Alfred Lansing Overview

The astonishing saga of polar explorer Ernest Shackleton's survival for over a year on the ice-bound Antarctic seas, as Time magazine put it, "defined heroism." Alfred Lansing's scrupulously researched and brilliantly narrated book -- with over 200,000 copies sold -- has long been acknowledged as the definitive account of the Endurance's fateful trip. To write their author The astonishing saga of polar explorer Ernest Shackleton's survival for over a year on the ice-bound Antarctic seas, as Time magazine put it, "defined heroism." Alfred Lansing's scrupulously researched and brilliantly narrated book -- with over 200,000 copies sold -- has long been acknowledged as the definitive account of the Endurance's fateful trip. To write their authoritative story, Lansing consulted with ten of the surviving members and gained access to diaries and personal accounts by eight others. The resulting book has all the immediacy of a first-hand account, expanded with maps and illustrations especially for this edition

Alfred Lansing

About Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage Description

An American journalist who wrote for Collier's, among other magazines and was later an editor for Time, Inc. Books. Alfred Lansing served in the US Navy from 1940-46. He received the Purple Heart for his wartime service. Later he attended North Park College, 1946-48, Northwestern University, 1948-50. Lansing became a member of the Scott Polar Research Institute, Cambridge, England in 1957.

Data Book Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage

Original Title Endurance: Shackleton's incredible voyage ISBN 078670621X (ISBN13: 9780786706211 ) Edition Language English Characters Ernest Shackleton Literary Awards National Book Award Finalist for Nonfiction (1960) (22)