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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The rumours remained rumours . A popular hero with royal recognition ,
Shackleton was now more or less secure . But the rumours persisted , and
caused him a great deal of bitterness and distress . It more or less sealed his
contempt of Scott .
There remained the rest of an open hull . The James Caird was 22 feet long and
6 / 2 feet in the beam , but a thousand miles from the nearest tree , this meant an
unimaginable area . The beach was absolutely barren , nor was there any ...
Pain and ache , boat journeys , marches , hunger and fatigue seemed to belong
to the limbo of forgotten things , and there remained only the perfect contentment
that comes of work accomplished . ” : 25 They solemnly shook hands again .
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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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