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    DescriptionThis is a dramatic true story of Antarctic tragedy and survival among the heroic group that was to lay supplies across the Great Ross Ice Shelf in preparation for the Endurance expedition. Launched by Shackleton (and led by Captain Aenaes Mackintosh), this courageous crew completed the longest sledge journey in polar history (199 days) and endured near-unimaginable deprivation. They accomplished most of their mission, laying the way for those who never came. All suffered; some died. Now Australian writer Lennard Bickel honors these forgotten heroes. Largely drawn from the author's interviews with surviving team member Dick Richards, this retelling underscores the capacity of ordinary men for endurance and noble action.

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    Shackleton's Forgotten Men
    The Untold Tragedy of the Endurance Epic
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Lennard Bickel, Foreword by Lord Shackleton
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 256
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 229 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 385 g
    ISBN 13: 9781560253068
    ISBN 10: 1560253061

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: GEO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.4
    BIC subject category V2: RGR
    Libri: I-HP
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 26630
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1MTS
    BISAC V2.8: HIS046000
    DC22: 919.804
    Ingram Theme: CULT/ARCTIC
    DC21: 919.8904
    BISAC V2.8: HIS037070
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    Thema V1.0: RGR
    Illustrations note
    B&W photos throughout
    Thunder's Mouth Press
    Imprint name
    Thunder's Mouth Press
    Publication date
    14 March 2001
    Publication City/Country
    New York