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
Resultats 1 - 3 de 48.
Shackleton and Scott were soon reading The Origin of Species to each other
again . It was only a façade . Underneath , the tension ran on . Lying
weatherbound in the tent on 6 December Scott , being the reader , chose the
chapter on Instinct .
2 Ibid . , 1 December 1915 . 3 T . H . Orde - Lees , Beset by Berg and Floe ( SPRI
) . 4 . A . H . Macklin , letter to R . E . Priestley , 26 October 1926 ( SPRI ) . 5 A . H .
Macklin , letter to John Kendall , 19 February 1951 ( SPRI ) . 6 Ibid . 7 Ibid .
18 Leonard Tripp , letter to Sir Harry Wilson , Secretary of the Royal Colonial
Institute , 20 December 1916 ( TBL ) . 19 Leonard Tripp , memorandum for H . R .
Mill , 1 March 1922 ( TBL ) . 20 J . K . Davis , High Latitude , p . 141 . 21 Ibid . , p .
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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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