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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There, he found Douglas Mawson, now also gripped by the polar mania. Mawson
had come all the way from Australia with ideas for another Antarctic expedition.
Shackleton had kept on his expedition offices at 9, Regent Street, and gave ...
8 Douglas Mawson, letter to Margery Fisher (draft), 7 January 1958 (MI). 9
Douglas Mawson, Abbreviated Log (MI). 10 E. H. Shackleton, letter to E. Barter, 8
February 1910 (TBL). 11 E. H. Shackleton, letter to Adrien de Gerlache, 17
17 E. H. Shackleton, cable to Douglas Mawson,  September 1910 (MI). 18
Douglas Mawson, op. cit. 19 Emily Shackleton, letter to H. R. Mill, 28 August 1922
(SPRI). 20 The Times, 17 February 1911. 21 E. H. Shackleton, letter to Leonard ...
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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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