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South: the story of Shackleton's last expedition

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South: the story of Shackleton's last expedition
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Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN/ASIN: B000877IT6
Number of pages: 508

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As war clouds darkened over Europe in 1914, a party led by Sir Ernest Shackleton set out to make the first crossing of the entire Antarctic continent via the Pole. But their initial optimism was short-lived as ice floes closed around their ship, gradually crushing it and marooning twenty-eight men on the polar ice. Alone in the world's most unforgiving environment, Shackleton and his team began a brutal quest for survival.

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