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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As Worsley put it , Darkness in front , fog behind – there was not much choice . . .
finally “ Shacks ” said : " We ' ll try it . " Cutting every step with the adze and
keeping the rope taut between us , he led down for about 200 yards . 14 “
25 F . A . Worsley , op . cit . , p . 9 . 26 F . A . Worsley , Endurance , p . 106 . 27 F .
A . Worsley , Shackleton ' s Great Boat Journey , p . 15 ( SPRI ) . 28 F . A . Worsley
, Endurance , p . 115 . 29 F . A . Worsley , Shackleton ' s Great Boat Journey , p ...
... 597 - 603 ) Chapter LI : " Urgent need immediate rescue " ( pages 604 - 619 )
17 Admiralty , letter to Foreign Office , 1 June. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 F .
A . Worsley , “ Crossing South Georgia ” , The Blue Peter , August 1924 , p . 229 .
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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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