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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... Frank worked at gardening , which he proposed to make his profession .
Meanwhile , he evinced an interest in heraldry , as a result of which , in 1897 , he
met Sir Arthur Vicars , a fastidious and ill - fated Anglo - Irishman who was Ulster
Meanwhile , there remained the question of finance . When Shackleton said he
could get the money for a new expedition he meant , among other things , from
his Hungarian gold mines . He proposed , somehow , to buy them , and he now ...
Meanwhile , there was great activity preparing for the journey . Two of Endurance
' s lifeboats were rigged on sledges . Shackleton ordered the destruction of
useless animals . That included McNeish ' s cat , Mrs Chippy , and Sirius , a
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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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