Mrs. Chippy's Last Expedition

Mrs. Chippy's Last Expedition

The Remarkable Journal of Shackleton's Polar-bound Cat

Book - 1997
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The carpenter has a very fine cat who is known as "Mrs. Chippie"...
-- from the diary of Commander F. A. Worsley, captain of Shackleton's Endurance

When Sir Ernest Shackleton's ship Endurance became trapped in the Antarctic ice, all twenty-nine members of the crew were pushed to their limits of survival, including Mrs. Chippy, the ship's estimable cat. Fortunately for posterity, Mrs. Chippy left a diary of the ordeal.

Closely based on the true events of Shackleton's heroic journey, and illustrated with authentic photographs taken by Frank Hurley, expedition photographer, Mrs. Chippy's Last Expedition is a firsthand account of one of the greatest adventures in history--from a unique point of view.

Publisher: New York : HarperCollins Publishers, 1997.
ISBN: 9780060932619
9780060175467
006017546X
Branch Call Number: ALE
Characteristics: xix, 148 p. : ill.

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