Sir Ernest Shackleton and a crew of twenty-seven men sailed from England in an
attempt to cross Antarctica from one side to the other. Their ship, Endurance, became icebound and sank,
still one hundred miles from land. What follows is one of the most amazing stories
of survival ever recorded.
next nineteen months, Shackleton led his men through brutal perils of every
kind on ice, land, and sea with one goal—that they all survive. Whether it was
a treacherous journey over ice, a storm-racked eight-hundred-mile open-boat
journey, or a death-defying trek across a mountain range, Shackleton’s mission
never wavered: “But if you’re a leader, a fellow that other fellows look to,
you’ve got to keep going.”
is enhanced with diary excerpts, explanations of the terrain, wildlife, and navigation
techniques, and the Antarctic weather that so affected the outcome of the
fateful voyage. And narrator Taylor Mali’s dynamic performance transports the
listener into the heart of this riveting saga. Download and start listening now!