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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57 The Manchester Guardian, 17 November 1909. 58 E. H. Shackleton, letter to
J. J. Kinsey, 6 December 1909 (TBL). 59 E. Saunders, op. at., ibid. 60 77k Times
Literary Supplement, 4 November 1909. 61 The Observer, 7 November 1909.
Chapter XXXVIII: From Ocean Camp to Patience Camp (pages 465-479) Chapter
XXXIX: Escape by a hair's breadth (pages 480-487) 23 Ibid., 29 February 1916.
26 R. W. Richards, op. 1 F. A. Worsley, diary, 23 November 1915 (SPRI). 2 Ibid.
14 E. H. Shackleton, letter to Emily Shackleton, 10 November 1916 (SPRI). 15
E. H. Shackleton, cable to Leonard Tripp, 9 November 1916 (TBL). 16 E. H.
Shackleton, letter to Janet Stan- comb-Wills, 10 November 1916 (HRM). 17 E. H.
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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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