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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5 That had in fact been the danger signal that originally made Mill send
Shackleton to the RSGS . Grøn , undeterred , followed Shackleton to Edinburgh .
Potentia was incorporated as a company , and Shackleton helped Grøn with
The fact that he was a Knight of St Patrick , and thus peripherally involved in the
crown jewels affair , may have had something to do with the case . Perhaps , as a
fellow Anglo - Irishman , he also appreciated Shackleton ' s engaging cheek .
54 His irritation was connected with the fact that he had the burden of the
navigation . He it was who had learned to use the theodolite , and scorned
Shackleton because he found it hard . It was not only a matter of the meridian
altitude , when ...
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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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