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.
Resultats 1 - 3 de 77.
The main thing was that with the government grant Shackleton could clear off his
guarantees. His guarantors were ... It would not do for Ernest Shackleton to be
thrown on his brother's charity; he had to be kept out of Frank's clutches. Early in
To the international crisis that ensued Shackleton, like many another, was
serenely oblivious. His Hungarian associates, however, were even ... For Ernest
Shackleton, too, it was an inauspicious occasion. It was not only that Frank had
debts of ...
17, No. 5, September 1962. Roxburgh, "Cold and the Chinstraps", Daily
Telegraph Magazine, No. 357, 27 August 1971, pp. 10-15. Sarolea, C., "Sir
Ernest Shackleton, A Study in Personality", The Contemporary Review, Vol. 121,
Què opinen els usuaris - Escriviu una ressenya
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
Prologue Great Shack
Round the Horn
No s’hi han mostrat 51 seccions