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Shackleton: the inspiration for Mawson's Antarctic Expedition
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,580. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Leadership, Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Americana
Sir Ernest Shackleton, a key player in Antarctic exploration, inspired many men who travelled with him. This essay explores Shackleton's contribution to the launching of Douglas Mawson's first expedition, and how he continues to inspire through his books and others’ interpretations. Inspired adventurers push boundaries to extreme limits of physical, mental and emotional endurance, as he did.
Sud – la storia dell’ultima spedizione di Shackleton 1914–1917
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 161,410. Language: Italian. Published: August 17, 2013 by Blowing Books (marchio di Gingko edizioni). Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises
Un libro di culto dell’esplorazione, una delle più grandi storie di sopravvivenza e di eroismo di tutti i tempi.
The stealing of the Irish Crown Jewels: an unsolved crime
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 71,750. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
1907. the irish crown jewels are stolen from under the noses of the dublin metropolitan police in dublin castle a few days before the royal visit of king edward vii. the authorities send for scotland yard. the crime is never solved, perhaps because if the thief was ever identified a huge scandal would follow? this is the true story of an audacious robbery, blackmail, murder and political intrigue
Sailor on Ice: Tom Crean with Scott in the Antarctic 1910-1913
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,120. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » History » Polar regions
Tom Crean’s courage in the face of deadly odds his fellow Antarctic explorers. Had he weakened and failed their lives would have remained stories untold. This is the story of a common man in uncommon circumstances who met every challenge as it came with steadfast purpose. If he knew fear, he never showed it.
A Fly in Amber
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,160. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2011 by Wonderland Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Three bottles of the Shackleton Scotch have returned to Scotland over 100 years after the failed Antarctic expedition. But how do they taste? Only a group of famed “noses,” that is, chemical engineers, will ever find out. And only one man has the talent to unlock the recipe.
Arrival
Price: Free! Words: 1,560. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2010 by Ragged Angel Ltd. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Adventure » General
A short story set in the remote town of Brooke's Vale and its small airstrip. When Jim heads home after losing the plane he'd set his heart on, he's expecting to spend the remains of his leave getting drunk. The flying club, and his brother, have other ideas. Arrival is about the arrival of one of Brooke's Vale's more unusual residents, and set several years before Fire Season.