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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Then on January 13, a rumor spread that Shackleton was considering killing the
dogs to ease the drain on the food supplies. Among the men, reactions ranged
from simple resignation to outraged shock. Stormy debates on the value of the ...
The four drivers obediently harnessed their teams and drove the dogs about a
quarter of a mile away from the camp. The drivers then returned alone, except for
McIlroy; he and Macklin were to assist Wild. Each dog in turn was taken off his ...
The dogs pulled magnificently, though old Bos'n, Macklin's leader, was so
exhausted he repeatedly vomited and staggered badly. The two sledges reached
Patience Camp at one o'clock in the af. ternoon, and the dogs “dropped in 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