Shackleton: An Irishman in Antarctica

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Lilliput Press, 2003 - Antarctica - 208 pages
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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Contents

Irish Family Background
9
Merchant Navy Years 18901901
32
Antarctica and Polar Exploration
45
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