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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Wild was a Yorkshireman , quiet , modest , wiry , and intermittently pugnacious .
They had met on Discovery when Wild , although lower deck , was the friend ,
after Wilson , that Shackleton had chosen to make . Wild belonged to a new
breed of ...
Wild set an example , and enforced a very high standard of hygiene among a
group of men with differing standards of decency . Wild had a lack of imagination
, a calm demeanour , and a total faith in Shackleton . He had a doggedness , an ...
F . R . Wild , op . cit . , p . 53 . 52 Ibid . 53 A . F . Mackay , diary , 28 February 1909
( SPRI ) . 54 F . P . Evans , diary , 28 February 1909 ( TBL ) . 55 A . F . Mackay , op
. cit . , 25 February 1909 . 56 E . H . Shackleton , letter to James Murray , 23 ...
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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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