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I read this book while doing a cruise from Argentina, stopping at South Georgia, Elephant island and Antarctica. Reading along as I was visiting all the places Shackleton and his team went gave me a real appreciation of the hardships they endured. Such an incredible recollection of events from truly admirable men.
Absolutely incredible tale of survival. The last half of the book I couldn't put it down for 5 hours straight. So inspiring and feel good you will almost shed a tear when you finish it. The writing is so good that you feel you are there with the crew. I can't say much more - please just read.
It’s actually hard to describe just what an enthralling true story this is. Breathtaking and unwavering bravery and determination in the harshest of conditions from Shackleton and his men. Masterfully told by the author. Bravo.
I believe there are lessons in here for young and old. Against all odds, a remarkable story of survival. I liked the factual nature of this book and how the author has been able to weave multiple sources of detail into a coherent whole. The pictures included brought this book to life for me. Well done.