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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II Round the Horn In Hoghton Tower Shackleton was bound for Valparaiso round
Cape Horn in a square rigged ship . It was the kind of first voyage that belongs to
sailors ' folklore . Cape Horn has a special place in the mythology of the sea .
4 On the Hoghton Tower Shackleton now shuttled between Liverpool , South
America and the East : five times round Cape Horn ; once round the Cape ; each
voyage an education on its own ; half - way round the world without ...
He took Discovery right round the bay in search of the way out . When Scott
appeared on deck at the end of the watch , Shackleton still had not succeeded .
Shackleton was now astounded to find Scott dissolve into something
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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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