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In book 2 of the Survival Tails series, a group of sled dogs race to survive a perilous journey across Antarctica in 1914. The book is full of nonfiction back matter that provides insight into the fascinating true story behind this book.
Alfred Lansing’s best selling book tells the extraordinary tale of survival and recounts the epic stories of the 1914 Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition. It’s the gripping account of Shackleton’s legendary perseverance, his leadership and the attempts to bring his entire crew home safely after losing his ship in the ice; an unforgettable story that redefines our understanding of the word ‘courage’.
Jan 29, 2018 · 4. MEMOIRS. Antarctica: An intimate portrait of the world’s most mysterious continent. This book compiles science, natural history, poetry, history, what it feels like to be in Antarctica and why people decide to go there to capture the whole story of the white continent. CHECK IT OUT.
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1. Arctic Dreams
Barry Lopez’s National Book Award-winning classic study of the Far North is widely considered his masterpiece. Lopez offers a thorough examination of this obscure world-its terrain, its wildlife, its history of Eskimo natives and intrepid explorers who have arrived on their icy shores. But what turns this marvelous work of natural history into a breathtaking study of profound originality is his unique meditation on how the landscape can shape our imagination, desires, and dreams. Its prose as...
2. In the Kingdom of Ice: The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the USS Jeannette
On July 8, 1879, Captain George Washington De Long and his team of thirty-two men set sail from San Francisco on the USS Jeanette. Heading deep into uncharted Arctic waters, they carriedthe aspirations of a young country burning to be the first nation to reach the North Pole. Two years into the harrowing voyage, the Jeannette’shull was breached by an impassable stretch of pack ice, forcing the crew to abandon ship amid torrents of rushing of water. Hours later, theship had sunk below the surf...
3. The North Water
Behold the man: stinking, drunk, and brutal. Henry Drax is a harpooner on the Volunteer, a Yorkshire whaler bound for the rich hunting waters of the arctic circle. Also aboard for the first time is Patrick Sumner, an ex-army surgeon with a shattered reputation, no money, and no better option than to sail as the ship’s medic on this violent, filthy, and ill-fated voyage. In India, during the Siege of Delhi, Sumner thought he had experienced the depths to which man can stoop. He had hoped to fi...
1. Endurance: Shackleton’s Incredible Voyage
The astonishing saga of polar explorer Ernest Shackleton’s survival for over a year on the ice-bound Antarctic seas, as Time magazine put it, “defined heroism.” Alfred Lansing’s scrupulously researched and brilliantly narrated book — with over 200,000 copies sold — has long been acknowledged as the definitive account of the Endurance’s fateful trip. To write their authoritative story, Lansing consulted with ten of the surviving members and gained access to diaries and personal accounts by eig...
2. Alone on the Ice: The Greatest Survival Story in the History of Exploration
On January 17, 1913, alone and near starvation, Douglas Mawson, leader of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, was hauling a sledge to get back to base camp. The dogs were gone. Now Mawson himself plunged through a snow bridge, dangling over an abyss by the sledge harness. A line of poetry gave him the will to haul himself back to the surface. Mawson was sometimes reduced to crawling, and one night he discovered that the soles of his feet had completely detached from the flesh beneath. On F...
3. The Worst Journey in the World
The Worst Journey in the Worldrecounts Robert Falcon Scott’s ill-fated expedition to the South Pole. Apsley Cherry-Garrard, the youngest member of Scott’s team and one of three men to make and survive the notorious Winter Journey, draws on his firsthand experiences as well as the diaries of his compatriots to create a stirring and detailed account of Scott’s legendary expedition. Cherry himself would be among the search party that discovered the corpses of Scott and his men, who had long sinc...
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Jan 13, 2021 · 10) The Home Of The Blizzard: A True Story Of Antarctic Survival by Douglas Mawson Written by the Australian survivor himself, this book tells Mawson’s epic story in his own words. It is a rather dry book in many expects, as might be expected from an explorer more concerned with science than glory, but it is fascinating and thorough.
Essay & Memoir / Longform / True Story. True Story, Issue #32. Story by John O’Connor. Also in True Story, Issue #32. But his soul was mad. Being alone in the wilderness, it had looked within itself, and, by heavens! I tell you, it had gone mad. I had—for my sins, I suppose—to go through the ordeal of looking into it myself. —Marlow ...
Tales that happen at, around, on or beneath the frigid chilly Antarctic continent describing intensely cold temperatures, ferocious winds or icy waters!! Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book.
1. Endurance: Shackleton’s Incredible Voyage, Alfred Lansing. One of the most incredible stories of the Antarctic is the true tale of Sir Ernest Shackleton’s survival after his ship, The Endurance, became trapped and crushed by ice in the Weddell Sea.
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