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Shackleton: The Antarctic Challenge

Biography / Memoir

By: K Heacox

215 pages, Col photos, b/w photos

National Geographic Society

Hardback | Dec 1999 | #121792 | ISBN: 0792275365
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About this book

His name is synonymous with leadership, perseverance and physical courage. This biography of Ernest Shackleton tells the full account of the man, his life, and his four journeys to the Antarctic.

"Ernest Shackleton has unquestionably always been my greatest hero! His courage and unfailing spirit were exceeded only by his superb qualities of leadership. Those who read this excellent book cannot but be overwhelmed by a story of a remarkable character."
- Sir Edmund Hillary


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