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SHIPWRECK AT THE BOTTOM OF THE WORLD: The True Story of the Endurance Expedition

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

PLB 0-517-80014-4 Armstrong (The Dreams of Mairhe Mehan, 1996, etc.) narrates the incredible survival saga of Ernest Shackleton, who with a crew of 27 attempted to cross the Antarctic continent in 1914, and ended up trapped in their ship in the ice pack for seven months. When their ship was finally crushed by the ice they survived for another five months on the moving ice floes, traveled through ... Read full review

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User Review  - troberts719 - LibraryThing

The unbelievable true story of Ernest Shackleton and 27 men who sailed from England to attempt to become the first team to cross Antarctica. When the ship becomes trapped in ice and breaks apart, the amazing crew survives an additional five months before being rescued. Read full review

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User Review  - rjayne2 - LibraryThing

I think the big message in this story is about perseverance. I liked this story because it was written well to keep my interest. I do not normally like historical books but this one was written well ... Read full review

Review: Shipwreck at the Bottom of the World: The Extraordinary True Story of Shackleton and the Endurance

User Review  - Kyle - Goodreads

WONDERFUL! Nothing questionable at all! Read full review

Review: Shipwreck at the Bottom of the World: The Extraordinary True Story of Shackleton and the Endurance

User Review  - Shalet - Goodreads

Great historic nonfiction and so amazed that they survived. Read full review

Review: Shipwreck at the Bottom of the World: The Extraordinary True Story of Shackleton and the Endurance

User Review  - Gabrielle - Goodreads

So in the end, the book was..eh. Some parts were kind of interesting explaining what the crew did in their freetime, but really it didn't appeal at all. Very boring. Read full review

Review: Shipwreck at the Bottom of the World: The Extraordinary True Story of Shackleton and the Endurance

User Review  - Ashlee Draper - Goodreads

It was pretty slow-going for me. It should be a fascinating story but the writing was so dry that it took me almost a year to come back to this book after starting it and only after doggedly telling ... Read full review

Review: Shipwreck at the Bottom of the World: The Extraordinary True Story of Shackleton and the Endurance

User Review  - Brianna - Goodreads

It's an ok book I guess not what I like Read full review

Review: Shipwreck at the Bottom of the World: The Extraordinary True Story of Shackleton and the Endurance

User Review  - Deborah Westwood - Goodreads

REQUIRED CATEGORY When Sir Shackleton decided to attempt to cross the Antarctic continent, he was not unprepared. With a worthy crew and a stowaway, they set off through the Weddell Sea. But they are ... Read full review

Review: Shipwreck at the Bottom of the World: The Extraordinary True Story of Shackleton and the Endurance

User Review  - Rebecca - Goodreads

REQUIRED BOOK What happens when you're trying to reach the bottom of the world in particularly difficult weather conditions? If you're Shackleton, captain of the Endurance, you will set up various ... Read full review

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