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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Sound. “ It seemed as though it were only yesterday that I had looked on the
scene , " l wrote Shackleton of his return to McMurdo Sound . Through an
intermittent veil of snow , the smoking cone of Erebus , the distant glitter of the
The stores for the winter had admittedly been saved , but on Nimrod , hove to in a
gathering gale out in the Sound , there remained supplies for the polar journey ,
and most of the winter ' s coal for heating the hut . The more or less unspoken ...
Davis deserved it because they were in open water so quickly , and would soon
be at McMurdo Sound . It was a printed copy of Rudyard Kipling ' s If , with certain
couplets bracketed in heavy lead pencil : If you can force your heart and nerve ...
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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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