Trial By Ice: A Photobiography of Sir Ernest Shackleton

by K. M. Kostyal

Paperback, 1999

Status

Available

Local notes

919.8 Kos

Collection

Publication

National Geographic Society (1999), Paperback, 64 pages. Purchased in 2007. $6.00.

Description

Traces the adventurous life of the South Pole explorer whose ship, the Endurance, was frozen in ice and crushed, leaving the captain and crew to fight for survival.

Physical description

64 p.; 11 inches

ISBN

0439199220 / 9780439199223

Barcode

5374

User reviews

LibraryThing member justineaylward
It is a book about the life of Sir Ernest Shackleton, who was a great explorer of Antarctica. Amazing photos and a very interesting story about a brave and helpful man.
LibraryThing member corinnalogsdon
Although Sir Earnest Shackleton died without accomplishing his dreams, his struggles, courage, and leadership are something to be admired. The photos definitely help give a true image of how difficult and dangerous his voyages were. Seeing pictures of the whaling station were a little disturbing but the author did write that they ware all closed now.… (more)
LibraryThing member AmyNorthMartinez
this book is a great companion for other books on explores, adventures, and the arctic, as well as, the Endurance and Ernest Shackleton.

Pages

64

Rating

(8 ratings; 4.1)
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