In Shackleton'S Footsteps: A Return to the Heart of the Antarctic [Audiobook] download free by Henry Worsley

In Shackleton'S Footsteps: A Return to the Heart of the Antarctic Audiobook download free by Henry Worsley
  • Listen audiobook: In Shackleton'S Footsteps: A Return to the Heart of the Antarctic
  • Author: Henry Worsley
  • Release date: 2012/7/18
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Travel and Holiday Guides
  • ISBN: 9780753522066
  • Rating: 8.35 of 10
  • Votes: 103
  • Review by: Amelia Saxton
  • Review rating: 9.89 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/21
  • Duration: 3H39M8S in 256 kbps (57.6 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-07-25
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: MPC, WAV, FLAC, WMA, MP3, MPEG4, OPUS (compression ALZ, TAR.BZ2, DEB, RAR, ARC, ZIP, CHM)
  • Total pages original book: 288
  • Includes a PDF summary of 28 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 21M22S (5.6 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: On the 29th of October 1908, a party of four men, led by Ernest Shackleton, set out to be the first to reach the South Pole. Three months later, their mission was in ruins and they faced certain death if they carried on. Just 97 miles from the South Pole, Shackleton turned back. One hundred years on, in October 2008, a team that included descendants of that original party, led by Henry Worsley, set out from Shackleton's hut to celebrate the centenary of his expedition by retracing the exact 870 mile route and going on to finish the last 97 miles. This captivating book explores the history of the original expedition and reasons behind its failure, while capturing the meticulous planning, fundraising and training for the new expedition. There is also the team's first days on the ice, Christmas on the polar plateau, the brutal reality of crossing the Beardmore Glacier and the final miles to the South Pole. In Shackleton's Footsteps is a unique story of adventure, pioneering spirit and man's triumph over nature.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Expeditions
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 15.71 USD
  • Dimensions: 128x196x24mm
  • Weight: 240.4g
  • Printed by: Virgin Books
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom

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