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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Swiftly, he saw what was happening, and he shouted to get the dogs on board.
All hands dropped onto the shuddering floe alongside the ship and went among
the dogs, wrenching their chains out of the ice and hurrying them up the gangway
Shackleton called all hands together at five o'clock and informed them that “we
could make progress to the west.” He said they would leave about thirty-six hours
later, very early on the morning of December 23, and they would travel mostly at ...
As the forecastle hands were setting up No. 4 tent, the wind got under it and
ripped a four-foot rent in its threadbare material. A few minutes later, No. 5, the
old hoop tent, was caught by a blast of wind that very nearly tore it to shreds. 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