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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Nimrod touched first at Torquay , where Emily and the children were waiting , for
they had not been at Cowes . Frank Shackleton was also at Torquay , where he
now had a house , The Knoll , and where he was now trying to rest from the
By then , Nimrod was impressively overloaded . Her Plimsoll line was nearly two
feet under water ; her freeboard , a bare 3ft hins . Her decks were crammed with
cargo , including the ponies , and the motor car in a crate . Stow as he could ...
Nimrod lay in a crescent of bay ice that ran south - east from the cape , and heavy
grating sounds suggested an imminent break - up . Nimrod , as Harbord put it ,
had to " cut and run ” . 9 All that day , 4 February , Nimrod stood off in the Sound ...
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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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