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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Emily Dorman was not what the Edwardians were beginning to call the new
woman ” . That is to say she was not in the van of the nascent female rebellion ,
no feminist fighting for women ' s rights , equality with men and the vote . She was
5 E . H . Shackleton , letter to Emily Dorman , 20 January 1904 ( SPRI ) . 6
Charles Sarolea , " Sir Ernest Shackleton " The Contemporary Review , Vol . 121
, 1922 , p . 321 . Niels Grøn , letter to Ludwig Bramsen , 19 March 1908 ( DKB ) .
15 E . H . Shackleton , letter to Emily Shackleton , November 1910 ( SPRI ) . 16
Gerald Lysaght , letter to H . R . Mill , 21 June 1922 . 17 E . H . Shackleton , cable
to Douglas Mawson , ( 21 ) September 1910 ( MI ) . 18 Douglas Mawson , op . cit .
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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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