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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We will be all right for money if the Pole is reached , ” he now repeated to Emily in
a letter to be sent back with Koonya , “ and of that I feel very hopeful . ” 37 Next
day , 15 January , almost exactly on the Antarctic Circle , a white strip appeared ...
Early in the morning of 28 January , they finally all reached the depot . Stopping
only to load the sledge , they crossed the Gateway and , by 3 p . m . , were
camped on the Barrier again . It is with a feeling of relief too intense for
expression that ...
On the last day of February , Larsen finally reached Paulet Island , in Erebus and
Terror Gulf . Paulet Island was a providential haven ; but it was merely an arid
cone of rock . Nobody knew where they were . They would have to save ...
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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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