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Lost Men The Harrowing Saga of Shackleton's Ross Sea Party

ISBN-10: 0143038516

ISBN-13: 9780143038511

Edition: N/A

Authors: Kelly Tyler-Lewis

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The untold story of the last odyssey of the heroic age of Antarctic exploration Sir Ernest Shackletons 1914 Antarctic endeavor is legend, but for sheer heroism and tragic nobility, nothing compares to the saga of the Ross Sea party. This crew of explorers landed on the opposite side of Antarctica from the Endurance with a mission to build supply depots for Shackletons planned crossing of the continent. But their ship disappeared in a gale, leaving ten inexperienced, ill-equipped men to trek 1,356 miles in the harshest environment on earth. Drawing on the mens own journals and photographs, The Lost Menis a masterpiece of historical adventure, a book destined to be a classic in the vein of Into Thin Air.
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Book details

List price: $16.00
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 3/27/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Historian Kelly Tyler-Lewiswas a visiting scholar of the Scott Polar Research Institute of the University of Cambridge, England, from 2002 to 2004. As part of her research for this book, she spent two months with the U.S. Antarctic Program.