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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25 Ibid , 24 January 1903. 26 E. H. Shackleton, op. cit., 27 January 1903. 27 E. A.
Wilson, op. cit., 28 January 1903. 28 Ibid., 3 February 1903. 29 L. C. Bernacchi,
diary, 3 February 1903 (SPRI). 30 R. W. Skelton, diary, 3 February 1903 (SPRI).
10 Ibid., p. 176. 11 E. H. Shackleton, letter to E. A. Wilson, 12 February 1907,
Seaver, op. cit., p. 174. 12 E. A. Wilson, letter to E. H. Shackleton, 23 February
1907 (SPRI). 13 George Mulock, letter to E. H. Shackleton, 19 February 1907 (
28 Ibid., 4 February 1909. 29 Ibid. 30 F. P. Evans, Narrative of the Expedition (
SPRI). 31 Ibid. 32 J. K. Davis, High Latitude, p. 104. 33 Ibid., p. 107. 34 E. M.
Joyce, "The Bluff Depot Journey", in The Heart of the Antarctic, Vol. ii, p. 60. 35
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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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