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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Hudson, the navigator, was a peculiar sort. He meant well, all right, but he was
just a little dull. He owed his nickname—Buddha—to a practical joke he had
fallen for once while the ship was at South Georgia. The men had convinced him
1 tent with Hudson, the navigator, and James, the physicist, as well as Hurley.
Although neither of these men was by any means a troublemaker, Shackleton
seemed concerned that they might cause friction if they were in close contact with
The pain in Hudson's side had become almost intolerable, and it was more than
he could bear to stay at the tiller. Tom Crean took over for him, and occasionally
Billy Bakewell had a turn at steering. Rickenson, a slight individual, seemed on ...
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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