HomeGroupsTalkZeitgeist
Hide this

Results from Google Books

Click on a thumbnail to go to Google Books.

Shackleton: By Endurance We Conquer by…
Loading...

Shackleton: By Endurance We Conquer

by Michael Smith

MembersReviewsPopularityAverage ratingMentions
231459,532 (3.5)1

None.

None
Loading...

Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you'll like this book.

No current Talk conversations about this book.

» See also 1 mention

Shackleton's life is dealt with deftly and concisely in Michael Smith's book. However, I'd already read Roland Huntford's 'Shackleton' which I found more engaging and more detailed. I didn't feel that Smith's new biography had much to add to the story Huntford had already told. ( )
  Raggybaggy | Jun 21, 2016 |
no reviews | add a review
You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Series (with order)
Canonical title
Original title
Alternative titles
Original publication date
People/Characters
Important places
Important events
Related movies
Awards and honors
Information from the Russian Common Knowledge. Edit to localize it to your language.
Epigraph
Dedication
First words
Quotations
Last words
Disambiguation notice
Publisher's editors
Blurbers
Publisher series
Original language

References to this work on external resources.

Wikipedia in English (2)

Book description
Haiku summary

No descriptions found.

An extraordinary character and one of history's great explorers, Ernest Shackleton pioneered the path to the South Pole over 100 years ago, becoming the dominant figure in Antarctic discovery. His incredible adventures on four expeditions to the Antarctic have captivated generations. But Shackleton was a flawed character whose chaotic private life, marked by romantic affairs, unfulfilled ambitions, and failed business ventures, contrasted with his celebrity status as the leading explorer.… (more)

» see all 2 descriptions

Quick Links

Swap Ebooks Audio
1 wanted

Popular covers

Rating

Average: (3.5)
0.5
1
1.5
2
2.5
3 1
3.5 1
4 1
4.5
5

Is this you?

Become a LibraryThing Author.

 

About | Contact | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 119,415,772 books! | Top bar: Always visible