Atheneum, 1986 - 774 pàgines
In 1915, while the Great War embroiled Europe, the world waited for news of the Antarctic explorer Ernest Shackleton's latest expedition but had given him up for lost. Shackleton's near-miraculous survival for nine months on the ice-packed Antarctic seas -- capped with an open-boat journey across more than 700 miles of the most dangerous weather in the South Atlantic -- has made him synonymous with courage and endurance.
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3 Sir Clements Markham, letter to J. Scott Keltie, 28 March 1909 (RGS). 4 Sir
Clements Markham, letter to R. Feilden, 13 April 1909 (RGS). 5 Sir Clements
Markham, letter to R. F. Scott, 22 April 1909 (SPRI). 6 E. H. Shackleton, cable to J.
12 H. McNeish, diary,  April 1916 (TBL). 13 Ibid., 21 April 1916. 14 Ibid., 23
April 1916. 15 Ibid., 22 April 1916. 16 A. H. Macklin, interview with James Fisher (
SPRI). 17 H. McNeish, op. cit., 24 April 1916. 18 T. H. Orde-Lees, diary, 24 April ...
13 A. H. Macklin, diary, 5 August 1916 (MFP). 14 Frank Hurley, op. cit., 27 April
1916. 15 T. H. Orde-Lees, op. cit., 28 April 1916 (TBL). 16 Frank Hurley, op. cit.,
29 April 1916. 17 Ibid., 30 April 1916. 18 Ibid., 8 May 1916. 19 Ibid., 12 June
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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
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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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