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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Though she was somewhat larger than the other two, she was a lighter, springier
boat because of the materials of which she was built. McNeish had raised her
sides about fifteen inches, so that even fully loaded she rose a little more than
The party would have to spend the night in the boats. They pulled up alongside
the floe-berg, and drove oars into the ice. Then they made the bow lines of the
boats fast to the oars, and the boats lay off to wait for darkness. Within minutes ...
The boats were launched and everything was loaded except ten cases of
sledging rations and some paraffin, which were left behind in a very high crevice
to minimize the weight in the boats. The supplies could be sent for later if 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
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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