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eBook Nimrod ePub

by Dr Beau Riffenburgh

  • ISBN: 0747572534
  • Category: World
  • Subcategory: History
  • Author: Dr Beau Riffenburgh
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC (September 19, 2005)
  • Pages: 384
  • ePub book: 1825 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1857 kb
  • Other: lrf doc txt lrf
  • Rating: 4.6
  • Votes: 398

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FREE shipping on qualifying offers. On New Year's Day, 1908, a tiny overladen ship called Nimrod set out on the last stage of its journey to the Antarctic.

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Riffenburgh's book is based on original sources- diaries, journals, letters, and papers of the . I have a bookshelf that groans under the weight of tomes about Antarctica.

I have a bookshelf that groans under the weight of tomes about Antarctica. So let's get to the critique: Riffenburgh at first concentrates on the historical context, the post-Victorian Edwardian Era of the UK, which was gratifying.

Beau Riffenburgh makes much of the fact that Shackleton turned back 97 miles form the pole because he was interested in keeping his guys alive

Beau Riffenburgh makes much of the fact that Shackleton turned back 97 miles form the pole because he was interested in keeping his guys alive. A joke surely! The absolute luck which kept the crew and shore party alive almost proves the existence of a higher being looking after them.

Author:Riffenburgh, Beau. Product Key Features. Rivetingâ?Šfor those who thrilled to the Endurance saga, Riffenburgh offers an equally gripping adventure. for those who thrilled to the Endurance saga, Riffenburgh offers an equally gripping adventure. "A masterful balance of true drama and.

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The story features an extraordinary cast of characters including Scott, Douglas Mawson, who would become one of the greatest Antarctic explorers, and the Antarctic pioneers Nansen and Amundsen. Please provide me with your latest book news, views and details of Waterstones’ special offers.

About Beau Riffenburgh.

Beau Riffenburgh is a historian specializing in exploration.

Beau Riffenburgh (born 1955) is an author and historian specializing in polar exploration. He is also an American Football coach and author of books on football history.

On New Year's Day, 1908, a tiny overladen ship called Nimrod set out on the last stage of its journey to the Antarctic. The leader of the expedition was Ernest Shackleton who was determined to find fame and fortune by becoming the first man to reach the South Pole. On this expedition, Shackleton would record the greatest achievements of his career and make some of his most momentous decisions. It was to be an epic and dangerous adventure. While one team battled hundreds of miles to plant the Union Jack at the South Magnetic Pole, Shackleton led another team toward the geographic South Pole. Despite being plagued by hunger, cruel weather and unseen crevasses, they persevered to within ninety-seven miles of the Pole. But things were to get even worse