Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage (Anniversary)

Alfred Lansing (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$16.99  $15.63
Publisher
Basic Books
Publish Date
April 28, 2015
Pages
416
Dimensions
5.4 X 1.2 X 8.1 inches | 0.75 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780465062881

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About the Author

Alfred Lansing (1921-1975) was a native of Chicago. After serving more than five years in the Navy, he enrolled at Northwestern University, where he studied journalism. Until 1949 he edited a weekly newspaper in Illinois, later joined the United Press, and eventually became a freelance writer.

Reviews

"One of the most gripping, suspenseful, intense stories anyone will ever read."--Chicago Tribune
"Riveting."--The New York Times
"Without a doubt this painstakingly written authentic adventure story will rank as one of the classic tales of the heroic age of exploration."--Christian Science Monitor
"Grit in the face of seemingly insurmountable adversity."--Wall Street Journal
"[An] incomparable telling of Shackleton's travails."--Mary Roach, New York Times Book Review