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Book of the Month

Every month, we'll be presenting a special gem from our book collection. It might be recently published or a classic, fiction or non-fiction, narrative or about a specific boating topic. The only rule is that is an exceptional read that should appeal to anyone interested in boating.

Did you miss out on previous choices? Not to worry, you'll find it here.

December 1998

Endurance : Shackleton's Legendary Antarctic Expedition


Endurance : Shackleton's Legendary Antarctic Expedition. Click for ordering information.

It is one of the greatest survival stories of all time. In 1915 on a frozen sea, explorer Ernest Shackleton lost his ship and his dream of crossing Antarctica on foot. What began as a journey of exploration became a 20-month battle to stay alive. "The Endurance: Shackleton's Legendary Antarctic Expedition" captures the crew's courage and ingenuity in a collection of extraordinary photographs by ship photographer, Frank Hurley. Author: Caroline Alexander.

This book has been selected as No 3 on Amazon.com's Top 10 Travel Books for 1998, and is one of two boating related books on the list. No 4 on the list is "North to the Night, which you will also find in our narrative section.

Click on the link or the picture for detailed information, reviews, and ordering information. This book is offered with a 10% discount off the cover price.

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