July 9, 2013: Tom Crean lives on in David Hirzel’s “Hold Fast”

–from a notice from Rob Stephenson just now appearing in the website antarctic-circle.org “The story of Shackleton’s Endurance expedition has been told many times. The value of this re-telling is that it’s done from the perspective of Tom Crean, one of the most remarkable Antarctic explorers and companions of the Heroic Age. Hirzel’s approach is … More July 9, 2013: Tom Crean lives on in David Hirzel’s “Hold Fast”

“Hold Fast: Tom Crean with Shackleton’s Endurance” now available in eBook AND Print

We are pleased to announce the digital online publication of “Hold Fast: Tom Crean with Shackleton’s Endurance Expedition” This book tells Crean’s story from the inception of the expedition in 1913 through his many adventures in and on the ice, and his amazing open-boat journey in the James Caird across 800 miles of the stormy … More “Hold Fast: Tom Crean with Shackleton’s Endurance” now available in eBook AND Print

“Hold Fast: Tom Crean with Shackleton’s Endurance Expedition” now in print

We are pleased to announce the publication of “Hold Fast: Tom Crean with Shackleton’s Endurance Expedition” This book tells Crean’s story from the inception of the expedition in 1913 through his many adventures in and on the ice, and his amazing open-boat journey in the James Caird across 800 miles of the stormy Southern Ocean … More “Hold Fast: Tom Crean with Shackleton’s Endurance Expedition” now in print