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 two men returned to the edge of the floe and peered for several minutes
through the intermittent bands of fog. It was there, all right—and it was land.
Shackleton immediately ran back to camp, going from tent to tent shouting, “Land
The men stood looking at the land for a short time, until the thickening fog cut off
their view. Early in the afternoon, however, the weather cleared beautifully,
revealing in the distance beyond the Danger Islets, the black base of a range of ...
And there was land, too, looming on top of them off the port bow—great black
headlands appearing through the mists, scarcely a quarter mile away.
Immediately, Shackleton ordered them to put about and head west across the
wind. And in 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