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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I have had both.” Only one topic other than the wind was sure to spark a
discussion— food. Early in February they had gone for almost two weeks without
getting a seal, and while their meat supply was not yet too small, their stock of
blubber for ...
C H A PTE R TO MAKE MATTERS WORSE, the problem of food—especially
blubber for cooking—was again approaching the critical point. It was three weeks
since they had killed a seal, and the meager store of blubber from the Adélies
Other men took pieces of canvas and tied up small piles of meat and blubber.
The rest of the party hurried to the boats. The Dudley Docker was removed from
its sledge and eased into the water. Then with all hands passing stores, she was
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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