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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They appeared to be very worn & tired & Shackleton seemed very ill indeed . 29
Bernacchi and Skelton insisted on hauling the sledge the last few miles to the
ship . To their astonishment , the load which appeared such a strain for Wilson
Four days later , the first icebergs appeared , gleaming dully like shields floating
on the sea . For Shackleton it was a kind of reunion , and a milestone on the way .
“ We will be all right for money if the Pole is reached , ” he now repeated to ...
About two in the afternoon , large herds of Crabeater seals appeared , swimming
out from the ice front in sight to port . They made for Endurance , diving , blowing ,
curvetting like porpoises , making the water boil and then , wave after wave ...
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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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