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
Resultats 1 - 3 de 80.
20 England thought that Shackleton was using illness as a pretext to avoid public
embarrassment . By his own letter , on the other hand – “ knowing the state of
mind and health you are in at present ” , as it began – Shackleton clearly
I would tell M . and A . what I thought of them only for the sake of poor old s . 51 "
While the rest of us were tearing our hearts out up the steep slopes , ” Wild was
still complaining on 19 December , Marshall " was walking along with a slack ...
Wild , ” said James , “ had been steering now for something like 30 hours
continuously & said he thought we were still within striking distance of land . ” The
sky was just beginning to get light when suddenly land appeared on the port bow
Què opinen els usuaris - Escriviu una ressenya
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
No s’hi han mostrat 54 seccions