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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She proceeded out the ever-widening mouth of the River Platte, and dropped her
pilot the next morning at the Recalada Lightship. By sunset the land had dropped
from sight. CHA PTE R THEY WERE ON THEIR WAY at last, really on their ...
Six days later, at 10 A.M. on August 1, while the dog drivers were shoveling snow
away from the kennels, there was a tremble, followed by a scraping, grinding
sound and the Endurance rose suddenly upward, then heeled to port and
As the darkness deepened, the wind increased, and the temperature dropped
ever lower. Again an actual reading was impossible, but it was probably at least
as low as eight below. It was so cold that the seas that broke over them froze
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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