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Jim Mayer - Shackleton - 9781909930100 - 9781909930100
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Description for Shackleton Paperback. New biography of the great polar explorer reveals a new side to Sir Ernest Shackleton Num Pages: 176 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QMP; BGH; DSC; WTLP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 136 x 217 x 18. Weight in Grams: 288.
Sir Ernest Shackleton, known as a tough polar explorer and inspirational leader, also held the words of poets close to his heart. 'Poetry was his other world and he explored it as eagerly as he did the great Antarctic spaces,' said his friend, Mrs. Hope Guthrie. This new biography reveals another side of Shackleton's story through the poetry he loved. It also includes--for the first time in published form-- all the poems and poetic diary extracts written by the great explorer, each of which sheds light on significant milestones in his life and adventures. Shackleton, who did more than any ... Read more

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Signal Books Ltd
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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About Jim Mayer
Jim Mayer is an expedition leader and a guide in the Arctic and Antarctic where he specialises in polar history. He has led his own life of exploration, having skied across the Greenland ice cap and survived an attack from hungry polar bears.

Reviews for Shackleton
'Mayer puts forward arguments with such authority and obviously intimate knowledge of the material that I am thoroughly convinced... it far far outstrips the majority of polar dross I've read over the years.'
Felicity Aston, MBE, first woman to ski across Antarctica alone and author of Alone in Antarctica 'If he has the face of a fighter, he has the ... Read more

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