Chasing Shackleton BOOK NOW IN STORE in USA

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ChasingShackleton_HC_cover (Small)Chasing Shackleton, Recreating the World’s Greatest Journey of Survival‘ is now in store in the USA. (USA title for ‘Shackleton’s Epic, Recreating the World’s Greatest Journey of Survival’)

In this extraordinary adventure memoir and tie-in to the Discovery Channel documentary (airing on PBS in the USA) Tim Jarvis, one of the world’s leading explorers, describes his modern-day journey, to retrace for the first time ever (and in period clothing and gear) the legendary 1914 expedition of Sir Ernest Shackleton.

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BOOK REVIEWS

Mr. Jarvis’s tribute to Ernest Shackleton’s Antarctic expedition has had a danger and heroism that are worthy of the original.”
— THE GUARDIAN

This is a story of triumph! Tim Jarvis and his companions have successfully recreated my grandfather’s 1916 voyage over the stormiest seas in the world. I feel it was a thoroughly Shackletonian expedition.”
— ALEXANDRA SHACKLETON, GRANDDAUGHTER OF ERNEST SHACKLETON

A daring re-enactment. … All the plaudits to him and his team are thoroughly deserved.”
— TELEGRAPH

An extraordinary expedition
— THE DAILY MIRROR

Polar explorer Jarvis takes on the re-creation of one of the most difficult treks imaginable. … The story of their journey is bone-chilling and breathtakingly frightening. … a most remarkable feat. A well-written, compelling read.”
— KIRKUS

Thrilling. … A treasure-trove of minutiae and derring-do for both explorers and those who will simply gaze in wonderment.”
— BOOKLIST

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