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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... I feel lost , out in the cold . . . why did I not know you first ? Why did you not
tremble to my touch first of all the men in this world . Of all tales of love and
sorrow I feel ours stand out for National Antarctic Expedition 39.
of love and sorrow I feel ours stand out for there was no hope in the beginning
and there is none now . . . 27 But there was hope , of course ; with Shackleton
there usually was . Discovery sailed down the Thames on 31 July , as planned .
Naturally my inclination . . . would be to have some of these men . . . for the good
of the Expedition . . . and for the moral good I feel will result for a happy
combination of the premier service with our mercantile marine . . . as an old
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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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