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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Partly this expressed the vein of bitterness within Marshall , partly genuine
disgust with human flaws . He was appalled when Shackleton “ lost his temper . .
. with pups & made violent efforts to kick them ” . 18 Marshall was discovering that
anti - swearing club which Marshall joined “ on condition he did same in our anti -
smoking [ club ] ” 25 Early in the winter , Marshall recorded going for a walk with
Shackleton who , as he put it , was “ thinking of his ' past ' & anxious as to how ...
Marshall , however , was bothered by the quantity of food . The original daily
ration gave 4 , 300 calories , about the same as on Discovery , but was it enough
? Marshall had gone through his textbooks again and again , without being sure .
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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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