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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LibraryThing Review

Revisió 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


Prologue Great Shack
AngloIrish background
Round the Horn

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Sobre l'autor (1986)

Roland Huntford is the winner of the Nelson Hurst & Marsh Biography Award. His dual biography of Scott and Amundsen was made into the highly rated PBS special "The Last Place on Earth." He lives in Cambridge

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