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Chasing shackleton [electronic resource] : Re-creating the World's Greatest Journey of Survival. Tim Jarvis.

Jarvis, Tim. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780062282743 (electronic bk)
  • Date Published: 2014.

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Summary, etc.: In this extraordinary adventure memoir and tie-in to the PBS documentary, Tim Jarvis, one of the world's leading explorers, describes his modern-day journey to retrace, for the first time ever--and in period clothing and gear--the legendary 1914 expedition of Sir Ernest Shackleton.In early 1914, British explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton and his team sailed for Antarctica, attempting to be the first to reach the South Pole. Instead of glory, Shackleton and his crew found themselves in an epic struggle for survival: a three-year odyssey on the ice and oceans of the Antarctic that endures as one of the world's most famous tales of adventure, endurance, and leadership ever recorded.In the winter of 2013, celebrated explorer Tim Jarvis, a veteran of multiple polar expeditions, set out to recreate Sir Ernest Shackleton's treacherous voyage over sea and mountain, outfitted solely with authentic equipment--clothing, boots, food, and tools--from Shackleton's time, a feat that...
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : William Morrow Paperbacks, 2014. Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 10092 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Biography & Autobiography.
Genre: Electronic books.

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