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4 edition of Shackleton"s stowaway found in the catalog.

Shackleton"s stowaway

by Victoria McKernan

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  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Knopf, Distributed by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition (1914-1917),
  • Endurance (Ship),
  • Adventure and adventurers,
  • Stowaways,
  • Juvenile fiction,
  • Discovery and exploration,
  • Survival,
  • Fiction

  • About the Edition

    A fictionalized account of the adventures of eighteen-year-old Perce Blackborow, who stowed away for the 1914 Shackleton Antarctic expedition and, after their ship Endurance was crushed by ice, endured many hardships, including the loss of the toes of his left foot to frostbite, during the nearly two-year return journey across sea and ice.

    Edition Notes

    StatementVictoria McKernan
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.M4786767 Sh 2005
    The Physical Object
    Pagination317 p. ;
    Number of Pages317
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24749555M
    ISBN 100375826912, 0375926917
    ISBN 109780375826917, 9780375926914
    LC Control Number2004010313
    OCLC/WorldCa55671655

      Shackleton's Stowaway by Victoria McKernan On Octo , Ernest Shackletons Endurance set sail from Buenos Aires in pursuit of the last unclaimed prize in exploration: the crossing of the Antarctic continent. The crew stood on deck to watch the city fade away. #2 "And if there is a stowaway . Setting: The story takes place in Antarctica Shackleton's Stowaway By Victoria McKernan Summary: Perce Blackborow and Billy Bakewell are sailors that have recently returned from their latest .

    Get this from a library! Shackleton's stowaway. [Victoria McKernan] -- A fictionalized account of the adventures of eighteen-year-old Perce Blackborow, who stowed away for the Shackleton . Wisely using only real people and sticking close to the actual events of Shackleton's ill-fated expedition, McKernan does justice to one of the past century's great true adventure stories. Those events are as Author: Victoria Mckernan.

    Victoria McKernan is the acclaimed author of The Devil's Paintbox and Shackleton's Stowaway, a historical novel for young adults about the year-old stowaway on Ernest Shackleton's . Endurance was the three-masted barquentine in which Sir Ernest Shackleton and a crew of 27 men sailed for the Antarctic on the – Imperial Trans-Antarctic was launched in Fate: Crushed by pack ice in the Weddell Sea in .


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