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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Crean was the cook , but it required three men to fight the violent movement of
the boat . This is what every morsel of hot food required . The only cooker was an
ordinary primus stove , used on sledging journeys . First , Crean lit it . He was
As soon as the boat was alongside , Shackleton urgently ordered instant
embarkation . A change of wind might bring the ice back at any time . He was
desperately anxious to get away from this “ Godforsaken spot ” , as he put it , as
quickly as ...
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 . 15 . 30 E . H . Shackleton , op .
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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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