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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He wanted to get back alive . On 28 December - Innocents ' day , as Wilson
recorded – the noon sight put them at 82° 10 ' south latitude . They had crossed
the magic circle , at last . “ I led , ” Shackleton remembered to write . That meant
The shore party disliked him because , in their eyes , his exaggerated caution
had jeopardised their safety . At the last moment , England refused to land all the
coal that Shackleton wanted , because he wanted more for the voyage back .
Shackleton changed her name from Polaris to Endurance , which he had wanted
to do in the case of Nimrod . As captain , he wanted John King Davis ; but Davis
thought the whole enterprise foredoomed , and refused . So , as on Nimrod ...
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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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