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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But apart from the increasing cold, the weather remained remarkably stable and
free from gales. Toward the middle of June, at the blackest part of the winter, a
chance boast by Frank Hurley that he had the fastest team resulted in a dog
Carefully making their way along a passageway below, they passed the door of
the compartment Hurley had used as a darkroom. Looking in, they saw the cases
containing Hurley's photographic negatives. After hesitating a moment, the two ...
C H A PTE R THE PRESENCE of Frank Hurley at this high-level meeting about
the food situation had special significance. He was invited, not because of his
Antarctic experience—there were several others, such as Alf Cheetham or Tom ...
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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