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Title:
Shackleton, the Antarctic challenge
Author:
Heacox, Kim.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Washington, D.C. : National Geographic Society, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
215 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
Language:
English
Corporate Subject:
ISBN:
9780792275367
Format :
Book

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Central Library G850 1914.S53 H43 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks
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Summary

Summary

An illustrated biography of the explorer, Ernest Shackleton, which includes accounts of his four journeys to the Antarctic.


Author Notes

Kim Heacox is the award-winning author and photographer of close to 20 photography and essay books. As the principal photographer for the Smithsonian Guides to Natural America: The Pacific: Hawai'i, and Alaska, Heacox shot over 150 beautiful full-color photos of parks, wilderness preserves, nature sanctuaries, and scenic wonders. In her book Visions of Wild America: Pioneers of Preservation, Heacox wove the incredible adventures, epiphanies, and successes of important conservationists with their own quotes to present a well-rounded picture of Wild America.

Other books produced by Heacox include Alaska's Inside Passage: Photography and Essays, Antarctica: The Last Continent, Alaska's National Parks, and Iditarod Spirit.

(Bowker Author Biography)


Table of Contents

Foreword: The Greatest Leaderp. 6
Prologue: The Old Dog for the Hard Roadp. 24
Chapter 1 The Bossp. 36
Chapter 2 Life By the Fathomp. 78
Chapter 3 Never the Last Endeavourp. 126
Chapter 4 The Best of the Bravep. 168
Epilogue: Up the White Roadp. 198
Indexp. 210
Acknowledgments and Additional Readingp. 214
Illustrations Creditsp. 215

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