This is the story of the "Farthest South" expedition, told by its leader. After enduring biting winds, short rations and crevasse-ridden glaciers for over a year, Shackleton's party faced a desperate forced march to return to their ship, The Nimrod, or face being marooned on the ice.
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"The book will take its place among the great records of adventure ... Shackleton has just the right combination of scientific interests and love of reckless adventure." -- The New York Times Book ReviewAbout the Author:
Shackleton was a national hero in England when he began his 3rd Antarctic trip. He had been knighted for his attempt to reach the South Pole between 1907 and 1909 after coming within 100 miles of his goal.
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