Shackleton by Margery Turner Fisher

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Published by Barrie in [London] .

Written in English

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  • Shackleton, Ernest Henry, Sir, 1874-1922.

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Statement[by] Margery and James Fisher. Drawings by W. E. IIow.
ContributionsFisher, James, 1912- joint author.
LC ClassificationsG875.S5 F5 1957
The Physical Object
Pagination559 p.
Number of Pages559
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6254807M
LC Control Number58022508

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Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage Summary & Study Guide includes comprehensive information and analysis to help you understand the book. This study guide contains the following sections. For five months, Sir Ernest Shackleton and his men, drifting on ice packs, were castaways in one of the most savage regions of the world.

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Part of explorer Ernest Shackleton’s genius for leadership, was how keenly he understood the way in which idleness can destroy men’s when his ship, the Endurance, became stuck in pack ice en route to a planned Antarctic expedition, he didn’t let his men simply sit on their hands.

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South by Ernest Shackleton, First Edition. You Searched For: Author/Artist etc.: Book has slightly bumped and worn corners, wear to head and heel on the spine, light foxing thus near very good. The illustration list suggests that the single page plate on page and is missing.

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Copy quote. Life to me is the greatest of all games. The danger lies in treating it as a trivial game, a game to be taken lightly, and a game in which the rules don't matter much. The rules matter a great deal.

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Dec 21,  · A retelling of Sir Ernest Shackleton 's ill-fated expedition to Antarctica infeaturing new footage of the actual locations and interviews with surviving relatives of key expedition members, plus archived audio interviews with expedition members, and a generous helping of the footage and still photos shot on the expedition/10(K).

InLansing received both the Christopher Award and the Secondary Education Board's Book Award for Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage. Alfred Lansing was born in Chicago in He served in the U.S. Navy throughout World War II, receiving the Purple Heart/5(75). Shackleton managed to rescue all of the stranded crew from Elephant Island without loss in the Chilean's navy seagoing steam tug Yelcho, on August 30,in the middle of the Antarctic winter.

(Summary from Wikipedia) As the last section of this project we include a short original recording by Ernest Shackleton about his "Nimrod. For five months Shackleton and his crew survived on drifting ice packs in one of the most savage regions of the world before they were finally able to set sail again in one of the ship's lifeboats.

Alfred Lansing's Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage is a white-knuckle account of this astounding odyssey/5(72K). For this achievement, Shackleton was knighted by King Edward VII on his return home. After the race to the South Pole ended in with Roald Amundsen's conquest, Shackleton turned his attention to what he said was the one remaining great object of Antarctic journeying — the crossing of the continent from sea to sea, via the pole.

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Shackleton’s Journey by William Grill is a perfect introduction to the many seemingly insurmountable challenges that were undertaken on this expedition. This mesmerising non-fiction picture book (of which Grill is both writer and illustrator) won the Kate Greenaway Medal for illustration, although it is through both his talent for.

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Can anyone recommend me the one they like the most. Mrs. Chippy's Last Expedition: The Remarkable Journal of Shackleton's Polar-Bound Cat Book Shackleton's Forgotten Men Lennard Bickel Book Elephant Island and Beyond: The Life and Diaries of Thomas Orde Lees Book Shipwreck at the Bottom of the World.

Jun 20,  · Those well-versed in Antarctic exploration know that South Georgia played a key role in Ernest Shackleton's third expedition to the southern reaches of the world. Shackleton returned to England,married,and tried to establish a name for himself in journalism,business,and politics.

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In a new book, Shackleton’s Way: Leadership Lessons from the Great Antarctic Explorer (Viking ), coauthors Margot Morrell and Stephanie Capparell tease out Shackleton’s remarkable.Dec 25,  · SHACKLETON can serve as a role model even though his expedition, judged by its initial objectives, was a colossal failure.

His ship, the Endurance. Jan 02,  · With Kenneth Branagh, John Grillo, Paul Humpoletz, Phoebe Nicholls. The true story of Shackleton's Endurance expedition to the South Pole, and his epic struggle to lead his twenty-eight man crew to safety after his ship was crushed in the pack ice/10(K).

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