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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The men in the Caird crouched low to escape the driving spray, but in the Docker,
and especially the Wills, there was no ... and about eight o'clock, the strain began
to tell on Wild, who had been at the Caird's tiller for twenty-four hours without ...
McNeish went to work putting the finishing touches on the Caird's canvas decking
, while Green and Orde-Lees began to render some blubber into oil to be poured
on the sea in the event that they had to heave to because of extremely bad ...
The Caird was loaded and easily shoved downhill into the water. She had
cleared the cove and entered the open bay at eight o'clock. A brisk northwesterly
wind was blowing, and before long the sun broke through the clouds. It was an
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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