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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hand to a rope while with the other you try and get the sail in . . . and there is the
ship rocking pitching and rolling about like a live creature . It takes you about an
hour to get even a light sail in ; so you can imagine how long it would take us to ...
That morning , as she sailed out into the Channel she had to make do , like
Discovery , with the Blue Ensign . Nimrod touched first at Torquay , where Emily
and the children were waiting , for they had not been at Cowes . Frank
Shackleton was ...
Past the old landmarks , Quest sailed on : past Possession Bay , Fortuna Bay ,
the ridge down which Shackleton , Worsley and Crean had glissaded on the
journey that seemed so long ago . “ At last after 16 days of turmoil and anxiety :
on 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
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