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Ice Story

(1999)
Shackleton's Lost Expedition
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This dramatic, suspenseful narrative reads like an adventure story-but it is true. In 1914, Sir Ernest Shackleton and a twenty-seven-man crew set off on an expedition to reach and cross Antarctica. Just a month and a half into the voyage, their ship, the Endurance, was caught fast in heavy pack ice. The men had no radio contact, and no one knew where they were or even that they were in trouble. None of them should have survived the ordeal that followed-unstable ice floes, treacherous waters, freezing temperatures, and starvation. Only the extraordinary leadership, courage, and strength of Shackleton brought the whole team safely through. Elizabeth Cody Kimmel's clear, compelling text is illustrated with photographs, taken and carefully preserved by the ship's photographer, that record the stark condition and the day-to-day activities of the men. Hand-drawn maps that show the extraordinary route of the Endurance and her crew. Bibliography, index.



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February 1999 : USA Hardback
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Title: Ice Story: Shackleton's Lost Expedition
Author(s): Elizabeth Cody Kimmel
ISBN: 0-395-91524-4 / 978-0-395-91524-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Clarion Books
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January 1999 : Hardback
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Title: Ice Story: Shackleton's Lost Expedition
Author(s): Elizabeth Cody Kimmel
Publisher: Clarion Books
Availability: Amazon CA