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 expedition with Scott in 1901, and his marriage to the daughter of a wealthy
lawyer. The first introduced him to the Antarctic—and his imagination was
immediately captivated. The second increased his desire for wealth. He felt
obliged to ...
Inevitably the old resentments against Shackleton's refusal to get in all possible
game when it was available cropped up. Even Macklin, who had refrained from
all criticism of Shackleton's policy in the past, felt so strongly that he devised a ...
In an unspoken sense, that was much the way they felt now. They were
possessed by an angry determination to see the journey through—no matter
what. They felt that they had earned it. For thirteen days they had absorbed
everything that 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