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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Nevertheless, everything was made ready to get under way whenever an
opening appeared. The engines were turned over slowly and found to be in good
order. Regular four-hour sea watches were set. The twenty-first and the twenty-
Characteristically, Orde-Lees dutifully recorded the incident in his diary, writing it
in the third person as if he had been an onlooker during the conversation. For all
his undesirable traits, however, Orde-Lees appeared to be incapable of malice.
toasted his health at lunch when a sea leopard's head appeared at the edge of
the floe. McLeod, who was a small but stocky man, went over and stood flapping
his arms to imitate a penguin. The sea leopard apparently was convinced, for he
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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