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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Aware still of his own deficiencies , Nordenskjöld had taken a Norwegian whaling
captain and crew for Antarctic . He wanted them for experience of ice . Now , at
about the same time as Discovery in her quarter , Antarctic in the Weddell Sea ...
First a boat was rowed painfully from Nimrod to Koonya carrying Buckley , who
was going home , Captain England to talk to Captain Evans , and the mails . One
of the letters was from Edgeworth David to Sydney University , requesting leave
8 William Townend , quoted Benny Green , P . G . Wodehouse — A Literary
Biography , p . 11 . 9 The Captain , April 1910 , p . 42 . 10 Ibid . 11 Boys ' Own
Paper , 9 June 1889 . 12 Mrs E . C . Davis , letter to Margery Fisher , 20
September 1955 ...
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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
Prologue Great Shack
Round the Horn
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