South: A Memoir of the Endurance Voyage

Version: Unabridged
Author: Sir Ernest Shackleton
Narrator: Geoffrey Howard
Genres: Biography & Memoir, Travel
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Published In: April 2009
# of Units: 11 CDs
Length: 12 hours
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Veteran explorer Ernest Shackleton recounts the story of his last expedition, when his ship was crushed by pack ice. He sailed 800 miles in an open boat and then hiked twenty miles through the mountains to save his men.

Author Details

Author Details

Shackleton, Sir Ernest

Sir Ernest Shackleton (1874-1922) was an Irish polar explorer who led three British expeditions to the Antarctic in the early twentieth century. He was a junior officer under Robert Falcon Scott during the 1901-1904 expedition to the South Pole. His expedition on the whaler Nimrod in 1907 earned him a knighthood. He detailed his adventures aboard the Endurance during the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition in 1914-1917 in the memoir South.