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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She was safer and more comfortable than in the short choppy waves of a narrow
sea . “ We felt very uppish indeed , ” as Worsley put it , “ & thought with pity of our
unfortunate pals on Elephant Id . ; 333 miles farther South than we were ...
He felt there was a very good chance that a shift of wind would sweep them north
of the point and irrevocably out to sea . He insisted on a change of course slightly
to the east , to bring them inside Willis Island . At dusk , they saw a piece of ...
Dark - haired , with chubby good looks , married to an American , and in touch
with all factions , the anti - British Irish Americans included , Sir Shane was felt to
be more acceptable to the Americans than an orthodox Englishman . The lecture
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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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