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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Blackboro was an extremely quiet individual but nonetheless quick-witted and
well liked, a cheerful, willing shipmate, who helped Green in the galley. They all
knew Bobbie Clark, the biologist, to be a dour, hardworking, almost humorless
He never complained, though he knew that it was only a matter of time until
gangrene set in. Even if he lived, it seemed unlikely that this youngster who had
stowed away a year and a half before would ever walk again. Once during the
They knew only one thing—the boat had been spared. Now only one obstacle
remained—Mislaid Rock—three-quarters of a mile beyond the western tip of
Annenkov Island. So they clung to the southeasterly course, close into the wind.
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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