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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Meanwhile , on 15 January , Joyce had set off to put a depot at the Bluff , as
Shackleton had ordered . Alone among Shackleton ' s men , Joyce believed in
dogs . Since the spring , he had been training the animals , and now he took
Where unity was vital , Mackintosh and Joyce had quarrelled . Joyce had
succumbed to pent - up resentment over Mackintosh ' s obstinate incompetence
which , the season before , had destroyed most of the dogs . Only four remained .
Joyce had brought two sledges back from the depot . SpencerSmith was put on
the one ; Mackintosh on the other . Hayward was tied to the front one like a
broken down horse . With better snow , a following wind , and “ bursting with ...
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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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