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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May England consider it time , ” Cheyne told BOP readers , " and not allow the
final words ' Too late to be inscribed on the tablets of her former daring
achievements in the Polar regions . " 2 He actually wanted to fly to the North Pole
by balloon ...
Next day Shackleton was unexpectedly summoned by Scott to his cabin , and
told that he was going on the southern journey . The long torment of uncertainty
was over . The day before , it had been Wilson ' s turn . In his own words , The ...
Immediately , from Cheltenham , Shackleton cabled his decision to Scott ; only to
be told by Wilson that he must not “ on any account make up . . . new plans until
you know definitely from Scott what limits he puts to his rights ” . 25 His rights ...
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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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