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    DescriptionThe carpenter has a very fine cat who is known as "Mrs. Chippie..". -- from the diary of Commander F. A. Worsley, captain of Shackleton's EnduranceWhen Sir Ernest Shackleton's ship Endurance became trapped in the Antarctic ice, all twenty-nine members of the crew were pushed to their limits of survival, including Mrs. Chippy, the ship's estimable cat. Fortunately for posterity, Mrs. Chippy left a diary of the ordeal. Closely based on the true events of Shackleton's heroic journey, and illustrated with authentic photographs taken by Frank Hurley, expedition photographer, Mrs. Chippy's Last Expedition is a firsthand account of one of the greatest adventures in history--from a unique point of view.


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    Title
    Mrs. Chippy's Last Expedition
    Subtitle
    The Remarkable Journal of Shackleton's Polar-Bound Cat
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Caroline Alexander, Illustrated by W E How, By (photographer) Frank Hurley
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 176
    Width: 137 mm
    Height: 203 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 159 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780060932619
    ISBN 10: 0060932619
    Classifications

    BIC subject category V2: FJ
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    DC21: 813.54
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F2.3
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: FV
    B&T General Subject: 360
    B&T Book Type: FI
    DC22: FIC
    LC subject heading: , , ,
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: WNC
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21110
    Ingram Subject Code: FH
    Libri: I-FH
    B&T Approval Code: P26300000
    Ingram Theme: CULT/ARCTIC, CHRN/ERLY20, CHRN/PREWWI
    BISAC V2.8: NAT001000
    LC classification: PS3551.L34855 M77 1999
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: FIC002000, FIC014000
    Edition statement
    Reprint
    Publisher
    HarperCollins Publishers Inc
    Imprint name
    HarperCollins Publishers
    Publication date
    01 April 1999
    Publication City/Country
    New York, NY
    Review quote
    "Now, I can't vouch for the authenticity of this newly found document, but I can say that Alexander has done a fine job...allowing the cat's (and her own) sense of humor to have full run."-- "New York Times Book Review"