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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Frank Shackleton was just then moving into the glittering world of company
promotion . More to the point , perhaps , Frank was making his entry into the
social upper reaches of Edwardian London . “ Extremely good looking ” , in the
words of a ...
29 Shackleton had left an impressive welter of confusion behind him . £7 , 000
was desperately needed before Nimrod could sail . Herbert Dorman , as he told
Emily , felt " inclined to pass the whole thing on ” to Frank Shackleton ; but on
Frank Shackleton was , largely , the blight on his brother . Ernest had been
unable to keep out of the way until the trouble blew over . When he returned from
America in May , Frank ' s committal proceedings were still dragging on .
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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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