The first-ever biography of Frank Worsley, born in Akaroa and raised in Christchurch, he served as Shackleton's captain, getting their small lifeboat to South Georgia over 800 miles away after the Endurance was crushed by Antarctic ice. A master mariner, as well as a merry prankster, he won a DSO in 1917 for sinking a U-boat, and a second DSO fighting the Bolshevik army.
Hazard Press, Christchurch, New Zealand, 2000. Paperback. 208 pages. AS NEW