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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Most of the men crawled into their sleeping bags and stayed there while the rain
continued—that night and all the next day. Macklin described it: A stream of water
collected and, running under my bag, soaked it completely through, the bottom ...
When at last he had reached the bow, there was the job of getting into his bag,
then finally the problem of going to sleep. Fatigue helped, of course, but even so,
the action of the boat in the bow was more violent than anywhere else. At times ...
Instead, the sleeping bags were hauled out and run up the mast to dry. The men
peeled off various articles of clothing, and boots, socks, and sweaters were tied
onto the shrouds and backstay. The sight that the Caird presented was one of the
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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