Chasing Shackleton re-creating the world"s greatest journey of survival by Tim Jarvis

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Published by William Morrow in New York, NY .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Travel,
  • Survival,
  • Discovery and exploration

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StatementTim Jarvis
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 264 p.
Number of Pages264
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27154730M
ISBN 100062282735
ISBN 109780062282736
OCLC/WorldCa867571688

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The entire book is a lesson in leadership and how so much is out of our control as leaders. One must learn to adapt and embrace ambiguity, lest one freezes to death on the ice in Antartica.

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