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    Endurance: True Story of Shackleton's Voyage in the Antarctic (CD-Audio) By (author) Alfred Lansing, Read by Tim Pigott-Smith

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    DescriptionIn August 1914, Sir Ernest Shackleton's ship Endurance set sail for the South Atlantic. The object of the expedition was to cross the Antarctic overland. In October 1915, still half a continent away from their intended base, the ship was trapped, then crushed, in ice. For five months, Shackleton and his men, drifting on ice packs, were castaways in one of the most savage regions of the world. This gripping account of Sir Ernest Shackleton's epic adventure, leading his men to safety, has sold over 300,000 copies in book form. Newly available on audio CD and narrated with great skill and tension by Tim Pigott-Smith, "Endurance" recreates one of the most astonishing feats of exploration and survival ever recorded. Based on first hand accounts it is a story of extraordinary human courage and will triumphing against all the odds. The author, Alfred Lansing was a journalist and writer. He is no longer living. The narrator, Tim Pigott Smith has had a distinguished acting career, first coming to prominence in television's "The Jewel in the Crown". A successful film, television and theatre actor, he has always retained an interest in the Spoken Word and regularly features on radio. His audiobook credits include "Shackleton's Way" for CSA WORD.


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    Title
    Endurance
    Subtitle
    True Story of Shackleton's Voyage in the Antarctic
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Alfred Lansing, Read by Tim Pigott-Smith
    Physical properties
    Format: CD-Audio
    Number of pages: 5
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781904605430
    ISBN 10: 1904605435
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: TRV
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.5
    BIC subject category V2: BTP
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1MTS
    DC21: 919.8904
    BISAC V2.8: TRV001000, BIO000000
    BIC subject category V2: WTLP
    Thema V1.0: WTLP, DNXP
    Publisher
    Canongate Books Ltd
    Imprint name
    CSA Word
    Publication date
    13 June 2005
    Publication City/Country
    London