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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Crean had served with Shackleton on Scott's 1901 expedition, and he had also
been a crewman aboard the Terra Nova, which had carried Scott's ill-fated 1910–
1913 group to the Antarctic. Because of Crean's experience and strength, ...
Shackleton's Incredible Voyage Alfred Lansing. Early the next morning, the three
conspirators decided their time had come; the ship was too far from land to turn
back. So Blackboro, who by now was severely cramped, was transferred to the ...
However, a special clause had been inserted in the articles, signed by those who
sailed aboard the Endurance, “to perform any duty on board, in the boats, or on
the shore as directed by the master and owner”—Shackleton. They were now, by
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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