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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The simple act of sailing had carried him beyond the world of reversals,
frustrations, and insanities. And in the space of a few short hours, life had been
reduced from a highly complex existence, with a thousand petty problems, to one
of the ...
The drift of the pack since the Endurance was beset had carried them to within
about sixty miles of Vahsel Bay—a ... But sixty miles over hummocky ice with who
knows how many impassable tracks of open water in between, carrying at least a
Now word came that the Discovery, which had originally carried Scott to the
Antarctic in 1901, was finally on her way from England. But it would take weeks
for her to arrive, and Shackleton was in no mood to sit idly by and wait. Instead,
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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