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Caroline Alexander

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Caroline Alexander has written for The New Yorker, Granta, Condé Nast Traveler, Smithsonian, Outside, and National Geographic, and is the author of four previous books. She is the curator of "Endurance: Shackleton's Legendary Expedition," an exhibition that will open at the American Museum of Natural History in March 1999. She lives on a farm in New Hampshire.

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The Endurance
Shackleton's Legendary Antarctic Expedition
Written by Caroline Alexander


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: November 3, 1998
Price: $35.00

In August 1914, days before the outbreak of the First World War, the renowned explorer Ernest Shackleton and a crew of twenty-seven set sail for the South Atlantic in pursuit of the last unclaimed prize in the history of exploration: the first crossing on foot of the Antarctic continent. Weaving a... Read more >
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