Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage
McGraw-Hill, 1959 - 282 halaman
In 1914, an expedition headed by Sir Ernest Shackleton set out to be the first to cross the continent of Antarctica. Shipwrecked and marooned for months on end, their ill-fated voyage became a triumphant story of indomitable courage and faith in the face of astounding obstacles.
A bestseller since it was first published in 1959, Alfred Lansing's Endurance now features a foreword and afterword from Dr. James Dobson—inspiring every reader to persevere no matter how impossible the challenge.
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His name was Sir Ernest Shackleton, and the twenty-seven men he had watched
so ingloriously leaving their stricken ship were the members of his Imperial Trans
-Antarctic Expedition. The date was October 27, 1915. The name of the ship ...
The goal of the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition, as its name implies, was to
cross the Antarctic continent overland from west to east. Evidence of the scope of
such an undertaking is the fact that after Shackleton's failure, the crossing of the ...
But in the Antarctic—here was a burden that challenged every atom of his
strength. Thus, while Shackleton was undeniably out of place, even inept, in a
great many everyday situations, he had a talent—a genius, even—that he shared
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LibraryThing ReviewUlasan Pengguna - le.vert.galant - LibraryThing
Shackleton's attempted transversal of the South Pole is without doubt the greatest feat of polar expedition, even though he never touched the Antarctic shore. Lansing's account comes from the golden age of travel writing, the late 1950s. The combination is irresistible. Baca ulasan lengkap
LibraryThing ReviewUlasan Pengguna - santhony - LibraryThing
I very much enjoy non-fiction books whose focus is on exploration. One of the most fascinating topics within this genre involves polar exploration. It never ceases to amaze me that there were actually ... Baca ulasan lengkap