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ISBN-10: 068911429X

ISBN-13: 9780689114298

Edition: N/A

Authors: Roland Huntford

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List price: $29.95
Publisher: Scribner
Binding: Children's Board Books 
Pages: 452
Weight: 2.992
Language: English

List of Illustrations
List of Maps
Prologue: "Great Shack!"
Anglo-Irish background
Round the Horn
A path to fame and fortune?
National Antarctic Expedition
A protean world of ice
Polar travel
Polar night
Dogs and diet
The southern journey
Race for life
Invalided home
A new and better path?
"An east-windy, west-endy place"
Prospects, but no work
British Antarctic Expedition, 1907
Seven months to prepare
When Nimrod sailed
A broken promise
McMurdo Sound
The conquest of Mount Erebus
"A glorious day for our start"
Furthest South
March or die
National Hero
Sir Ernest's debts
Hungarian mines
"A bit of a floating gent"
South Georgia
Pack ice at 59[degree]28'
Two helpless hulks
"The secret of our unanimity"
Death agony of Endurance
Responsibility to Shackleton
"So now we'll go home"
From Ocean Camp to Patience Camp
Escape by a hair's breadth
"We can only wait and see"
Into the open sea
Half-way house
Tension on Elephant Island
Relief preparations
The open-boat journey
A slight change of course
The line that divides success from failure
King Haakon Bay
The crossing of South Georgia
A trio of scarecrows
"Urgent need immediate rescue"
Cape Wild
Aurora and the end of the expedition
South America and Northern Russia
Epilogue: The Fourth Presence
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