Atheneum, 1986 - 774 pàgines
In 1915, while the Great War embroiled Europe, the world waited for news of the Antarctic explorer Ernest Shackleton's latest expedition but had given him up for lost. Shackleton's near-miraculous survival for nine months on the ice-packed Antarctic seas -- capped with an open-boat journey across more than 700 miles of the most dangerous weather in the South Atlantic -- has made him synonymous with courage and endurance.
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VI A protean world of ice In New Zealand, Shackleton received the news that Mr
Dorman had suddenly died. Emily was now in a position to decide on marriage
for herself. She did not absolutely require her future husband to have reached 90
6 In the middle of December, Shackleton hurried on to rejoin Nimrod in New
Zealand. "It will only be a short while before I am out again to see you,"7 he had
written to Joseph Kinsey when last he was there, on his way home from
Afterwards, Shackleton would travel out to New Zealand to take command, as he
assumed, of the Aurora and rescue the Ross Sea party. But at Santiago, from the
stream of cables trailing in his wake, Shackleton had learned that obstacles ...
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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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