Casa editrice: Hodder & Stoughton, London
Data di pubblicazione: 1985
Legatura: Hard Cover
Condizione libro: Good
Condizione sovraccoperta: Good
vii-xx, 774pp; illustrated, maps to eps.; pictorial d/j, slightly faded spine. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Codice inventario libreria 041052
Riassunto: This biography of Shackleton follows his career, from his work on the "Discovery" expedition in 1900 and his erratic relationship with Scott, to his being knighted and given a pension of $20,000 and his greatest expedition on the "Endurance".
This is an utterly absorbing biography ... moves one to tears of relief, joy and blind wonder ( Allan Massie)
Expertly handled and written ... makes extensive uncensored use of the diaries written at the time ( ECONOMIST)
Unlikely to be superseded ( Robert Fox, LISTENER)
Magnificent ... Huntford has done justice to this great and complex man. That, in itself, is a triumph ( SUNDAY TIMES)
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