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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17 E. S. Marshall, op. cit., 1 1 March 1908. 18 E. H. Shackleton, letter to R.
England, 20 February 1908 (RGS). 19 R. England, letter to W. Colbeck, 22 April
1908. 20 E. H. Shackleton, letter to R. England, 20 February 1908. 21 R. England
, letter ...
33 Ibid., p. 107. 34 E. M. Joyce, "The Bluff Depot Journey", in The Heart of the
Antarctic, Vol. ii, p. 60. 35 Ibid. 36 A. F. Mackay, diary, 21 February 1909 (SPRI).
37 E. S. Marshall, op. cit., 4 February 1909. 38 F. R. Wild, op. cit., 19 February
36 A. B. Armitage, memo for H. R. Mill. 37 E. S. Marshall, letter to Dr John Kendall
, 28 November 1950 (SPRI). 1 R. F. Scott, letter to J. Scott Keltie, 28 March 1908 (
RGS). 2 Sir Clements Markham, letter to E. H. Shackleton, 5 June 1909 (SPRI).
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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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