Shackleton: An Irishman in Antarctica
Drawing on family records, diaries and letters, this book aims to take us beyond the myth to Shackleton the man. It relates the untold stories of Shackleton's upbringing in Kildare, his time in the Merchant Navy, his marriage and love affairs and his final, fatal expedition on the Quest.
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Irish Family Background
Merchant Navy Years 18901901
Antarctica and Polar Exploration
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Abraham adventure Amundsen Antarctic expedition Antarctica arrived Aurora Ballitore Beardmore Blackborow boat British Cape Evans Cape Royds Captain Christmas comrades continued Cook Crean crew death December depot diary Discovery dogs Dorman Dublin Dulwich Dundee Elephant Island Endurance England Ernest Shackleton explorer father February floe Frank Frank Wild Henrietta Henry Hoghton Tower Ireland Irish Irishman James Caird January journey Joyce Kilkea knew land later lecture left to nght Leonard Hussey lived London Mackintosh Macklin March Marshall miles months moved never Nimrod Nimrod expedition November party penguins Perce Blackborow Polar ponies Quaker Quest reached Ross Royal Geographical Society Royal Navy sailed Scott Shackleton wrote ship ship's sledges snow South Georgia South Pole Spencer-Smith things took travelled trip voyage wanted weather weeks whaling Wild Wilson winter Worsley wrote to Emily Zealand