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Shackleton S Boat Journey

Author : Frank Arthur Worsley
ISBN : 9780857905468
Genre : History
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This is an account of the Shackleton boat journey. The journey began in August 1914 in London and the next the world knew of Shackleton was in May 1916, when three ragged men staggered into the whaling station at Grytviken on South Georgia. Written by the Captain of the Endurance, the ship used by Shackleton on his 1914-16 ill-fated journey, this book is a remarkable tale of courage and bravery in the face of extreme odds and a vivid portrait of one of the world's greatest explorers.
Category: History

Shackleton S Boat

Author : Harding McGregor Dunnett
ISBN : 9781848894921
Genre : History
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The James Caird is an unlikely hero, a 23-foot lifeboat that completed the most desperate and celebrated open boat voyage in history. On board were Ernest Shackleton, Tom Crean and Frank Worsley, now some of the most recognised names in Antarctic and Polar literature/history. This is the story of that little boat from its commissioning by Worsley to its dramatic escape from Antarctica to its final resting place at Dulwich College in the UK. Shackleton’s Boat is a worthy memorial to a vessel famous in maritime history, and a story whose heroism has inspired generations. * Similar to: 'Tom Crean – An Unsung Hero', 'Captain Francis Crozier – Last Man Standing?' and 'Seek the Frozen Lands'
Category: History

South

Author : Ernest H. Shackleton
ISBN : 9783861952497
Genre : Travel
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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.
Category: Travel

Shackleton S Captain

Author : John Thomson
ISBN : 0889626782
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Frank Worsley shared with Sir Ernest Shackleton one of the greatest adventures of the Heroic Age of Antarctic explorartion. After their ship Endurance was crushed in the ice in 1915, they made what is perhaps the most famous small-boat journey in history, across 800 miles of the world's roughest seas to get help. Worsley's diaries and notes still provide the main records of that journey, yet the fame of Shackleton rather overshadowed the modest New Zealander. This first ever biography of Worsley sets out to restore the balance. It tells the full story of his extraordinary life, from childhood as a larrikin in Akaroa, New Zealand, to his apprenticeship at sea, and the devolpment of his remarkable skills as navigator and sailing master. It also backgrounds the particular friendship that fourished betweeen Worsley and Shackleton. In an age of mass communications, Frank Worsley would have been a public figure as famous as Sir Edmund Hillary. This biography gives an unhallowed yet eminent New Zealander his proper place in history.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Shackleton

Author : Gavin McCumiskey
ISBN : 1848892810
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Retells the greatest feat of leadership and survival ever recorded - Shackleton's voyage across the Weddell Sea and his ultimate recovery of the 27 men who first set sail with him. A graphic novel in full color.
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The Heart Of The Antarctic And South

Author : Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton
ISBN : 1840226161
Genre : Antarctica
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Ernest Shackleton led two Antarctic expeditions, and died shortly after the beginning of the third. His expedition ship Endurance was trapped, then crushed in the ice, before his party could be landed, leaving his men in a hopeless situation. For months Shackleton held his party together before taking to boats and bringing everyone to safety.
Category: Antarctica

Shackleton

Author : Michael Smith
ISBN : 9781780745732
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Ernest Shackleton is one of history’s great explorers, an extraordinary character who pioneered the path to the South Pole over 100 years ago and became a dominant figure in Antarctic discovery. A charismatic personality, his incredible adventures on four expeditions have captivated generations and inspired a dynamic, modern following in business leadership. None more so than the Endurance mission, where Shackleton’s commanding presence saved the lives of his crew when their ship was crushed by ice and they were turned out on to the savage frozen landscape. But Shackleton was a flawed character whose chaotic private life, marked by romantic affairs, unfulfilled ambitions, overwhelming debts and failed business ventures, contrasted with his celebrity status as a leading explorer. Drawing on extensive research of original diaries and personal correspondence, Michael Smith's definitive biography brings a fresh perspective to our understanding of this complex man and the heroic age of polar exploration.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Endurance Shackleton S Extraordinary Voyage

Author : Daniel Bryce
ISBN : 9781612308333
Genre : History
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After years of preparation, the world's most experienced Antarctic explorer embarked on the most dramatic adventure of his life. Sir Ernest Shackleton had carefully picked crew and a stout, well-outfitted ship, the Endurance. But he had no radio, the world was at war, and at the edge of the Antarctic continent, the ship froze in the sea ice. After months of immobility, it was crushed. Then began an impossible journey. With three tiny boats, the crew worked their way across frozen the Antarctic Sea. This vivid book recounts the story of Shackleton's heroic voyage from South Georgia Island to Antarctica then back to South Georgia. It is a tribute to Shackleton and his crew's ability to fight for survival and one of the most harrowing adventures in history.
Category: History

Shackleton S Way

Author : Margot Morrell
ISBN : 9781857889161
Genre : Business & Economics
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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 on an Antarctic ice floe for almost two years. Written by two veteran business observers, Shackleton's Way details universal leadership tactics set against the thrilling survival story of the Endurance expedition. Whether it's hiring good workers, supporting and inspiring employees to do their best, managing a crisis with limited personnel and resources, creating order out of chaos, or leading by personal example with optimism, egalitarianism, humour, strength, ingenuity, intelligence and compassion, Ernest Shackleton set an example we can all follow. Illustrated with photographer Frank Hurley's masterpieces and other rarely seen photos, Shackleton's Way is filled with fascinating and practical lessons of a leader who succeeded by putting people first and triumphing brilliantly when all the odds were against him.
Category: Business & Economics

Shackleton

Author : Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton
ISBN : UCSD:31822031902570
Genre : Antarctica
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This omnibus combines Heart of the Antarctic and South, Ernest Shackleton's personal accounts of his polar expeditions.
Category: Antarctica

Spirit Of Endurance

Author : Jennifer Armstrong
ISBN : PSU:000047012196
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Describes the events of the 1914 Shackleton Antarctic expedition when, after being trapped in a frozen sea for nine months, Shackleton and his men were forced to abandon their ship and undertake a perilous journey to reach inhabited land.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Endurance

Author : Janice Marriott
ISBN : 0478237715
Genre : Antartica
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Describes how the men of Sir Ernest Shackleton's 1914 Antarctic Expedition survived when their ship was crushed by ice. Suggested level: primary.
Category: Antartica

South

Author : Ernest Henry Shackleton Sir
ISBN : 9780760364826
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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In 1914, the polar explorer Ernest Shackleton announced an ambitious plan to lead the first trek across Antarctica via the South Pole. The expedition would prove fraught with adventure—and peril. South is the remarkable tale of the ill-fated expedition, told in Shackleton's own words—breathtakingly illustrated in this unique edition with photography from the expedition, modern images of the Antarctic, and newly discovered photos from the Ross Sea Party. This handsome edition, first published in 2016, is presented in paperback to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the original publication and features images by expedition photographer Frank Hurley, modern color photography of the fauna and vistas the men encountered, as well as long-lost photos taken by the expedition’s Ross Sea Party and discovered in 2013. The expedition’s story begins on the eve of World War I, when the ship Endurance departed England with Shackleton and his team of six men. The plan was to travel 1,800 miles across the icy continent from the Atlantic side, while a second team aboard the Aurora, would reach Antarctica’s Pacific side and lay out supply depots for the advancing team. As the Endurance approached the continent, however, it became hopelessly locked in an ice floe, beginning a series of harrowing travails. Today considered an adventure survival classic, South is the true story of a thrilling polar expedition. Never before has Shackleton's lively prose been so extensively and stunningly illustrated.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Shackleton S Photographer

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ISBN : 9780970314826
Genre : Anarctica
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A richly illustrated biography of the life and times and personality of Frank Hurley and the Endurance expedition.
Category: Anarctica

Character Strengths And Virtues

Author : Christopher Peterson
ISBN : 0195167015
Genre : Psychology
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This groundbreaking handbook of character strengths and virtues is the first progress report from a prestigious group of researchers who have undertaken the systematic classification and measurement of widely valued positive traits. They approach good character in terms of separate strengths- authenticity, persistence, kindness, gratitude, hope, humor, and so on- each of which exists in degrees.
Category: Psychology

Ernest Shackleton Exploring Leadership

Author : Nancy Koehn
ISBN : 9780983000112
Genre : BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
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Broadly speaking, polar explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton was not successful; he never achieved any of the goals he originally set for himself. But when confronted with crushing adversity, he inspired his crew to work together to survive against incredible odds. While stranded on an ice floe 1,200 miles from civilization, Shackleton's discipline, fortitude, and heroism overcame months of hardship and peril to get all his men to safety. Here, in this brief eBook, Harvard Business School professor Nancy F. Koehn writes that his is an example from which every leader in today's unstoppable turbulence can learn.
Category: BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY

Avoid Joining Shackleton S Polar Expedition

Author : Jen Green
ISBN : 1904194036
Genre : Antarctica
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An account of the story of one of the most difficult adventures of all time across the bitterly cold continent of Antarctica. This book charts the events of the Endurance expedition and describes the ways in which Shackleton's polar team dealt with extreme cold, strong icy winds and the lack of food and water.
Category: Antarctica

Ernest Shackleton

Author : Evelyn Dowdeswell
ISBN : 9781406284751
Genre :
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Learn all about the thrilling adventures of the Antarctic explorer Ernest Shackleton and how he and his team survived against the odds. This book commemorates the anniversary of Shackleton's famous Antarctic expedition of 1914-1917, an incredible real-life adventure story of leadership and heroism.
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