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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Orde-Lees had an enigmatic, childlike personality. He was fundamentally lazy,
except for a few activities such as skiing, which gave him pleasure. But he was
not ashamed of his laziness, and he made no effort to disguise it. Even in the
It made a savage lunge for Orde-Lees with its mouth open, revealing an
enormous array of sawlike teeth. Orde-Lees' shouts for help rose to screams, and
he turned and raced away from his attacker. The animal leaped out of the water
again in ...
Orde-Lees was worst off, or at least he complained the most. But there was little
sympathy for him. He had done less than the others ever since they had taken to
the boats. Often when it came his turn to row, he pleaded with Worsley to let him ...
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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