The carpenter has a very fine cat who is known as “Mrs. Chippie..”. — from the diary of Commander F. A. Worsley, captain of Shackletons EnduranceWhen Sir Ernest Shackletons 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 ships estimable cat. Fortunately for posterity, Mrs. Chippy left a diary of the ordeal. Closely based on the true events of Shackletons heroic journey, and illustrated with authentic photographs taken by Frank Hurley, expedition photographer, Mrs. Chippys Last Expedition is a firsthand account of one of the greatest adventures in history–from a unique point of view.
By (author) Caroline Alexander, Illustrated by W E How, By (photographer) Frank Hurley