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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1 F. A. Worsley, "Crossing South Georgia", The Blue Peter, October 1924, p. 322.
2 F. A. Worsley, Endurance, p. 164. 3 E. H. Shackleton, South, p. 206. 4 F. A.
Worsley, "Crossing South Georgia", The Blue Peter, October 1924, p. 322. 5 Ibid.
13 Ibid., October 1914. 14 Quoted, Siegfried Sassoon Diaries, 19 June 1917, p.
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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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