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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This done, the dog drivers harnessed their teams while Worsley's seventeen boat
haulers slipped into their traces, and everyone set off behind Shackleton. At 1:30
A.M., they reached the edge of the big floe discovered the day before.
Somebody shouted to wake up Worsley, and McLeod shook him violently, trying
to rouse him. But Worsley was like a dead man, sprawled over the cases of stores
midships with the soaking wet tent cloth spread over him. McLeod shook him ...
The two men sat side by side, Worsley steering and Shackleton huddled close up
against him. The southerly wind was cold, and the sea was picking up. Their
primary concern was ice, and Shackleton and Worsley kept a sharp lookout.
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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