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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7 O. T. Burne, letter to H. R. Mill, 10 May 1922 (SPRI). 8 William Townend, quoted
Benny Green, P. G. Wodehouse — A Literary Biography, p. 1 1 . 9 The Captain,
April 1910, p. 42. 10 Ibid. 1 1 Boys' Own Paper, 9 June 1889. 12 Mrs E. C. Davis,
3 J. A. Hussey, letter to H. R. Mill, 27 July 1922 (SPRI). 4 Ibid., 18 May 1922. 5 J.
Scott Keltie, letter to E. H. Shackleton, 15 February 1900 (RGS). 6 The Times, 29
May 1900. 7 Westminster Gazette, 2 April 1900, p. 1. 8 The Times, op. cit. 9 Ibid.
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
Emily Shackleton, letter to H. R. Mill, 28 August 1922 (SPRI). 20 The Times, 17 ...
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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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