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 least thing , he explained , upset Emmie . . . very much just now . . . Raymond
has become very poorly . . . you can well imagine that with all these worries . . . it
has been a bit of an effort to keep things going brightly ; and outside my own ...
I am afraid I only see the small things – you will agree when I tell you that what (
has ] impressed me most in America is . . . the abundance of . . . iced water . Emily
was actually impressed with America because " here if a girl of the middle ...
There are some things that have great value but no glitter , ” Stevens was moved
to say of Wild . “ Consistent . . . long - suffering , patient , industrious ,
goodhumoured , unswervingly loyal , he made an enormous contribution to our
well - being .
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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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