Atheneum, 1986 - 774 pàgines
This biography of Antarctic explorer Ernest Shackleton is a story of epic endurance and courage and also of tragic ineptitude, hardship, bitter rivalries, betrayal, and ultimately fatal disappointment
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Antarctic was no simple schoolboy tale of derring - do ; it was a rich guide to a
vital store of other men ' s experience . Nor was ... His book contained Larsen ' s
own record of how Antarctic fared in the selfsame Weddell Sea . With the bare ...
Shackleton , E . H . , " A New British Antarctic Expedition " , Geographical Journal
, Vol . xxix , March 1907 , pp . 329 – 32 . “ Lieutenant Shackleton ' s Own Story ” ,
Pearson ' s Magazine , September 1909 , pp . 235 – 52 ; October 1909 , pp .
Adelaide , 188 Adélie Land , 344 Admiralty : and National Antarctic Expedition ,
35 , 36 , 38 , 119 – 20 ; relief of Discovery , 119 - 20 ; rejection of Shackleton , 123
, 137 ; and Shackleton ' s 1914 expedition , 370 – 3 ; and relief expedition , 543 ...
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LibraryThing ReviewRevisió d'Usuari - tomsk7 - LibraryThing
Huntford is a careful, thorough biographer. This is a fascinating book, which explores the relationship between Shackleton's life on and off the ice. Llegeix la ressenya completa
LibraryThing ReviewRevisió d'Usuari - bcquinnsmom - LibraryThing
When I read this book, I was completely sucked in from page one. It is a most outstanding account not only of Shackleton's ill-fated Endurance expedition, but his earlier attempts to set records in ... Llegeix la ressenya completa
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Round the Horn
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