The Resource Shackleton's whisky : a spirit of discovery-- Ernest Shackleton's 1907 Antarctic expedition and the rare malt whisky he left behind, Neville Peat

Shackleton's whisky : a spirit of discovery-- Ernest Shackleton's 1907 Antarctic expedition and the rare malt whisky he left behind, Neville Peat

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Shackleton's whisky : a spirit of discovery-- Ernest Shackleton's 1907 Antarctic expedition and the rare malt whisky he left behind
Title
Shackleton's whisky
Title remainder
a spirit of discovery-- Ernest Shackleton's 1907 Antarctic expedition and the rare malt whisky he left behind
Statement of responsibility
Neville Peat
Title variation
Shackleton's whiskey
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"The incredible tale of Antarctica, malt whisky and an epic journey. Sir Ernest Shackleton's world fame is founded on the Endurance expedition of 1914-17... But Shackleton had come south seven years prior, leading the 1907 British Antarctic Expedition and targeting the South Pole from the opposite side of Antarctica. Rarely did Shackleton consume strong drink, and on his expeditions he tolerated only a 'mild spree' at times of celebration. But in 1907 25 cases, 300 bottles, of Rare Old Highland Malt Whisky whisky, three cases of which would ultimately lie forgotten beneath his hut at Cape Royds in the McMurdo Sound region for over 100 years, were loaded aboard his ship the Nimrod. The discovery of the whisky in 2007, and its subsequent reblending by the Mackinlay distillery, inspired Neville Peat to rexamine and explore Shackleton's first Antarctic expedition, the 'heroic' era of Antarctic exploration, and the craft and lore behind Scotland's finest dram"--Publisher information
Cataloging source
NZNB
Dewey number
919.8904
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Shackleton's whisky : a spirit of discovery-- Ernest Shackleton's 1907 Antarctic expedition and the rare malt whisky he left behind, Neville Peat
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Shackleton's whisky : a spirit of discovery-- Ernest Shackleton's 1907 Antarctic expedition and the rare malt whisky he left behind, Neville Peat
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Bibliography note
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 306-310) and index
  • Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Includes bibliographical references (p. 306-310) and index. -"The incredible tale of Antarctica, malt whisky and an epic journey. Sir Ernest Shackleton's world fame is founded on the Endurance expedition of 1914-17... But Shackleton had come south seven years prior, leading the 1907 British Antarctic Expedition and targeting the South Pole from the opposite side of Antarctica. Rarely did Shackleton consume strong drink, and on his expeditions he tolerated only a 'mild spree' at times of celebration. But in 1907 25 cases, 300 bottles, of Rare Old Highland Malt Whisky whisky, three cases of which would ultimately lie forgotten beneath his hut at Cape Royds in the McMurdo Sound region for over 100 years, were loaded aboard his ship the Nimrod. The discovery of the whisky in 2007, and its subsequent reblending by the Mackinlay distillery, inspired Neville Peat to rexamine and explore Shackleton's first Antarctic expedition, the 'heroic' era of Antarctic exploration, and the craft and lore behind Scotland's finest dram"--Publisher information
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24 cm.
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Extent
320 pages, [24] pages plates
Isbn
9781869799465
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), map, portraits (some col.)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) HAS242805
  • (NLNZils)1571041

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