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incredible voyage

a personal odyssey

by Tristan Jones

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Published by Sheridan House in Dobbs Ferry, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jones, Tristan, 1924-,
  • Voyages and travels.

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published: Kansas City : Sheed Andrews and McMeel, 1977.

    StatementTristan Jones ; foreword by John Hemming.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsG465 .J66 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 390 p. :
    Number of Pages390
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL589971M
    ISBN 100924486902
    LC Control Number96180923

      Endurance: Shackleton’s Incredible Voyage, tells the story of Ernest Shackleton's attempt to cross the continent of Antarctica in the early ng Antarctica was so perilous that he didn’t even make it to the land. His ship was crushed by sea ice. Incredible Voyage It wasn't long before the crew noticed something strange about the smooth-cheeked young man in baggy : Gerard Helferich.

    Lansing is best known for his book Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage, the account of the failed Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition of Sir Ernest Shackleton and his crew to the South Pole in The book is named after the ship used by Shackleton, the Endurance, and it became a bestseller when it was first published in Whilst researching the book, Lansing spoke with ten of the. The Incredible Voyage is an incredible read. The story of the voyage from the Dead Sea to Lake Titicata is one of supreme courage and is all the more remarkable in that it was financed by the author writing magazine articles during the voyage. For example, he found himself a thousand miles up the Amazon with $ to his name/5(57).

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