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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Wilson was quietly appalled . The frontier of survival was no place for personal
antagonism and he , unwittingly , had been the cause of the trouble . It was
largely through him , after all , that Shackleton had been chosen for the journey .
50 Wilson was looking for the classic symptoms of discoloured gums and swollen
legs that revealed the disease in an advanced state . On 21 December , the
fourth Sunday in Advent , he found them . At the next examination , on Christmas
1 E . A . Wilson , diary , 1 January 1903 . 2 E . H . Shackleton , diary , 1 - 2
January 1903 ( SPRI ) . 3 E . A . Wilson , op . cit . , 7 January 1903 . 4 E . H .
Shackleton , op . cit . , 9 January 1903 . 5 E . A . Wilson , op . cit . , 2 January 1903
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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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