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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Shackleton had been told this by one of Gran ' s fellow passengers on the
crossing from New York . He happened to be a certain Archibald Dexter , one of
Shackleton ' s wealthy American acquaintances . Gran asked Shackleton , half ...
XLIX The crossing of South Georgia Shackleton , Worsley , Crean – they were
like strange beings plodding up the slope towards the pass , ingrained blubber
smoke and dirt giving to their faces , in the moonlight , the pallid tinge of an
Chapter XLIX : The crossing of South Georgia ( pages 581 - 596 ) Chapter L : A
trio of scarecrows ( pages 597 - 603 ) Chapter LI : " Urgent need immediate
rescue " ( pages 604 - 619 ) 17 Admiralty , letter to Foreign Office , 1 June. 1 2 3 4
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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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Round the Horn
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