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South (Unabridged)

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XA 0401
South (Unabridged)
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ISBN: 9781781982464
Download Size: 765 Mb
Running Time: 15:48:49
Digital UPC: 9781781982464

Release Date: November 2019
Originally recorded in 2019
Ernest Shackleton
Rupert Degas
Spoken Word

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South (Unabridged)
Ernest Shackleton
Read by Rupert Degas

On 8 August 1914, five days after the outbreak of World War One, the Endurance, a wooden-hulled, coal-fired icebreaker, set sail for the South Pole, in a bid to complete the first-ever trans-Antarctic expedition, which would cross the continent from the Weddell Sea to Scott’s base at Cape Evans, via the Pole. However, despite the best planning, the ship succumbs to the ice floes of the Weddell Sea, and is subjected to months of uncontrollable drifting before its crew makes a scramble for Elephant Island, where they battle constant cold and starvation. Faced with the most fearsome terrain and extreme conditions, it is up to Ernest Shackleton, commander of the Endurance, to lead his men back to safety and save them from the horrors of the ice.

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