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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Tennyson ' s Ulysses , ” wrote Shackleton , “ keeps running through my head . ” 8
“ . . . I am become a ... 9 In Gregory ' s prophetic words : “ One cannot expect men
harnessed to heavy sledges to keep sufficiently alert . " l0 Shackleton and his ...
by rowing , but he soon saw that his crew were too exhausted to keep going . As
he himself was also on the point of exhaustion , he set sail again , the lesser of
two evils . Superb boatman though he was , Worsley could not keep the Dudley ...
These were essentially British qualities , and exactly what was needed here to
check the clash of character and keep ... of depression & hopelessness ” and
continued thoroughly to disapprove of Wild ' s house - keeping , wrote that Wild is
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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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