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Excellent book. I thoroughly enjoyed reading it and have recommended it to several history-buff friends who also liked it.Published 10 months ago by Richard P.
I am a Roland Huntford fan. This is one of his best books. I wore out my first copy so this was a replacement. Read morePublished 14 months ago by John C.
If there is a better book on endurance, I have not read it. An excellent, fully researched accounting of how failure turned a man into a national hero. A wonderful read.Published 14 months ago by Limey Smokejumper
Huntford dives deep into the man and gives a wart-and-all narrative that is a real joy to read. Should be a standard for any polar library.Published 16 months ago by halchase
For those who want inspiration and enjoy history this is a good book, I bought this one for a friend of mine who enjoyed it very much.Published on January 10, 2013 by Donna Mantlo
The conditions Shackleton and companions faced on their explorations of Antarctica are mind numbing. Read morePublished on February 10, 2012 by Charles S. Fisher
I've read a few books about Shackleton before, but this was the best. It felt like reading Papillion, totally immersive and adventurous. Read morePublished on March 15, 2010 by Tomás
"Shackleton" is a superb biography by a well know writer on polar exploration. It's long, about 700 pages of text about Sir Ernest Shackleton from birth to death at 47 years, and... Read morePublished on August 3, 2005 by Smallchief