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An Unsung Hero: Tom Crean – Antarctic Survivor

By Michael Smith

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This is the story of the remarkable Tom Crean who ran away to sea aged fifteen and played a memorable role in Antarctic exploration. He spent more time in the unexplored Antarctic than Scott or Shackleton, and was one of the few to serve and outlive both. Among the last to see Scott alive only 150 miles from the South Pole, Tom was in the search party that found the frozen body. An unforgettable story of triumph over unparalleled hardship and deprivation does justice to this enigmatic figure.

 

 

  • Book Format: eBook
  • Published: 2009
  • Dimensions: 0 x 0 mm
  • Number of pages: 340
  • ISBN: 9781848890534
  • Illustrations note: B&W photos,
A remarkable book about a remarkable man.
A must for anyone interested in polar exploration.
The epic struggles, heroics and the unbelievable hardships of the voyages are wonderfully told.
Michael Smith has written a splendid biography.
Chosen by Aviva Stadium Director Martin Murphy as his favourite book.
Wonderful Kiplingesque yarn about a great Irishman who didn't have to die to become a hero.
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