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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By 10 P.M. everything was quiet in the camp except for the lone night watchman,
patrolling among the tents and keeping an eye on the galley chronometer, which
told him when his one-hour tour of duty was over. During these three weeks ...
They named their new location “Patience Camp.” Then, in a quiet, level voice,
Shackleton ordered Wild to shoot his own team along with McIlroy's, Marston's,
and Crean's. There was no protest, no argument. The four drivers obediently ...
He returned with the news that the floe on which Ocean Camp had stood had
apparently been blown closer during the gale and was now only about five miles
away. Through the glasses, he had seen the old wheelhouse storeroom and 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