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Shackleton The Acclaimed Biographer Of Robert Falcon Scott Masterfully Chronicles The Life Of One Of The Last Great Edwardian Heroes, Ernest Shackleton, From His Anglo Irish Childhood Through The Race For The South Pole To His Last Expedition To The North Pole Photos Maps.

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  • Paperback
  • 774 pages
  • Shackleton
  • Roland Huntford
  • English
  • 23 March 2017
  • 0786705442

10 thoughts on “Shackleton

  1. says:

    An amazing book on the amazing life of one of the great polar explorers It appears that his fame has becometo the forefront in the past few years since one usually heard about Byrd and Scott but not Shackleton.Polar exploration is often surrounded bymyth than fact and the author rights that wrong by showing us the true but enigmatic man, his faults, his failures, and his strengths The man was intrepid He was full of braggadocio and brashness which often did not endear him to many An amazing book on the amazing life of one of the great polar explorers It appears that his fame has becometo the forefront in the past few years since one usually heard about Byrd and Scott but not Shackleton.Polar exploration is often surrounded bymyth than fact and the author rights that wrong by showing us the true but enigmatic man, his faults, his failures, and his strengths The man was intrepid He was full of braggadocio and brashness which often did not endear him to many people and he was ...

  2. says:

    Roland Huntford s Shackleton is one of my favorite biographies He followed up his take on Roald Amundsen and Robert Scott s race to the South Pole with this detailed and always interesting story of the astonishing life of Ernest Shackleton The shocking survival tale of Shackleton s Endurance expedition is, of course, the centerpiece of the biography, but there was muchto the man s life and many other polar adventures to be told Though Alfred Lansing s 1959 Endurance was the bible on Roland Huntford s Shackleton is one of my favorite biographies He followed up his take on Roald Amundsen and Robert Scott s race to the South Pole with this detailed and always interesting story of the astonishing life of Ernest Shackleton The shocking survival tale of Shackleton s Endurance expedition is, of course, the centerpiece of the biography, but there was muchto the man s life and many other polar adventures to be told Though Alfred Lansing s 1959 Endurance was the bible on the Imperial Trans Antarctic Expedition for years and maybe st...

  3. says:

    Ernest Shackleton was one tough SOB His life and specifically his explorations on the ice are nothing short of inspiring and humbling All the words one would associate with a great explorer facing desperate situations in an extremely harsh environment apply to him well, maybe except prepared The book does a nice job discussing a lot of the side characters that were important to Wild, for example This is also a great example of how a great leader can inspire people to do...

  4. says:

    A bit of an epic Those Edwardian Ice explorers were all real amateurs compared to the well planned, well equipped professional explorers from Norway Still Shakleton was quite a character and although I suspect that his exaggeration and bragging would be wearing, I would probably fall victim to his blarney and of all the Brits, Shakleton would be the man you would want to look after your back It was quite a read and enlightened my knowledge of the three and a bit expeditions that he went on, a A ...

  5. says:

    This is the second book of Roland Huntford s that I have read, and while he is quite irreverent, it is clear that he respects Sir Ernest Shackleton Shackleton was one of the greatest polar explorers and leaders our wo...

  6. says:

    This book is well researched and well written Being a biography it is at times tedious in some non expedition details Shackleton s financial romantic affairs However, in my view, these details only enhnace the suspense And that s what s amazing about this stor...

  7. says:

    A remarakable account of a man ill prepared for the adventures ahead of him

  8. says:

    Learning about explorers was our summer study Clint started reading the book when we visited Olympia, WA last year He bought it read it first Then it was my turn The ill fated ship was stuck destroyed in icebergs, yet Shackleton saved every crew member These men endured terrible hardships Shackleton s health was neve...

  9. says:

    A very detailed biography of Shackleton, including his South polar expeditions with Scott, his own furthest South expedition and the Endurance.It was surprising to learn how unprepared the initial UK explorers were and how little they learnt from the experience of the scandinavian explorers It seems incredible that they were willing to enter such a dangerous environment with such little preparation were they brave They didn t seem to be interested in scientific exploration,the glory A very detailed biography of Shackleton, including his South polar expeditions with Scott, his own furthest South expedition and the Endurance.It was surprising to learn how unprepared the initial UK explorers were and how little they learnt from the experience of the scandinavian explorers It seems incredible that they were willing to enter such a dangerous environment with such little preparation were they brave They didn t seem...

  10. says:

    Very detailed book that as with all of this author s books leaves you with a very clear picture of Shackleton the man, not the hero he has been made to be As opposed to author s Scott biography, however, Shackleton doesn t really dis...

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