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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29 Bernacchi and Skelton insisted on hauling the sledge the last few miles to the
ship . To their astonishment , the load which appeared such a strain for Wilson
and Scott turned out to be no trouble at all . “ In fact , ” said Skelton , “ I could pull
Shackleton , however , had just gone through the unnerving experience of finding
that what once seemed solid had turned out to be thoroughly impermanent . It
was like going through an earthquake . The Bay of Whales was in fact vastly ...
The wheels in duty bound turned violently round . . . burying themselves to such
an extent that the car moved not an inch . After a few hours , the car was hoisted
back inboard again . Like so many historic moments , the significance of the first ...
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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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