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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Tall , dark , with the enigmatic ghost of a constant private smile , Orde - Lees had
served in China during the Boxer Rebellion . It was on hearing Nansen lecture in
1897 after his return from the drift of the Fram that Orde Lees “ came to the ...
There is no doubt something to be said for this optimistic policy , ” Orde - Lees
continued , “ but I certainly have no use for it . " Orde - Lees was inevitably the
odd man out . Nor did it help that he was usually right . From the start , for
The James Caird had been gone more than two months , but in Orde - Lees '
words , “ the subject is practically taboo ” . Everyone keeps their own counsel . . .
and it is quite obvious that no one really dare say what they really think . 32 “ No ...
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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
Prologue Great Shack
Round the Horn
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