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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The author , a Royal Naval officer called Commander Cheyne , was concerned to
maintain British pre - eminence . After three hundred years in uninterrupted
possession , the country had lost the record for the Furthest North . Cheyne was ...
Scott , and his wife Kathleen , were puzzled and annoyed . The incident made its
way into a novel called The Turnstile by the contemporary bestselling author , A .
E . W . Mason , like Shackleton , an Old Alleynian . Mason knew Kathleen Scott .
2 Lord Iveagh merely said he never invested in mining . Both he and Lord
Northcliffe were Anglo - Irish too , and no doubt understood Shackleton all too
well . Shackleton drove on , undeterred . What he called the “ Syndicate ” was
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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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