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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3 Danmarks Biografiske Lexicon, Vol. viii, p. 405. 4 Niels Gran, New Year's card,
1911 (DKB). 5 E. H. Shackleton, letter to Emily Dorman, 20 January 1904 (SPRI).
6 Charles Sarolea, "Sir Ernest Shackleton", The Contemporary Review, Vol. 121
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,  September 1910 (MI). 18 Douglas Mawson, op. cit. 19
10 Janet Stancomb-Wills, letter to H. R. Mill, 30 April 1923 (SPRI). 11 E. H.
Shackleton, letter to Janet Stancomb-Wills, 17 July 1917 (SPRI). 12 E.
Shackleton, letter to Emily Shackleton, 28 August 1917 (SPRI). 13 Ibid., October
1914. 14 Quoted ...
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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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