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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When he finally got the tent out of the way, he saw a shapeless form wriggling in
the water—a man in his sleeping bag. Shackleton reached down for the bag, and
with one tremendous heave, he pulled it out of the water. A moment later the ...
Finally, for all the party, there was thirst. They had left the pack so abruptly and
unexpectedly that they had failed to take on board any ice to be melted into water
. There had been nothing to drink since the previous morning, and the men were
Finally, about eleven-fifteen, they gained the summit. Shackleton was the first to
peer over. He saw beneath him a precipitous drop, ending in a chasm fifteen
hundred feet blow. It was strewn with the shattered fragments of ice that had
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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