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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10 H. McNeish, diary, 5 December 1915 (TBL). 11 E. H. Shackleton, South, p.
115. 12 Frank Hurley, diary, 27 November 1915 (ML). 13 Ibid., 30 November
1915. 14 Ibid., 23-25 November 1915. 15 Ibid., 16 December 1915. 16 Ibid. 17
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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. 240. 22 Ibid.
5 A. Cherry-Garrard, "The Boss", The Nation, 13 December 1919. 6 Bridges
Adams, letter to James Fisher, 31 July 1955 (SPRI). 7 E. H. Shackleton, letter to
Capt. E. R. G. R. Evans, 9 August 1920 (ML). 8 Commander E. R. G. R. Evans, "
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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
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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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