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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In Shackleton's book South, he wrote, “The ice moves majestically, irresistibly. ...
When the Endurance was sinking and the crew was forced to move across the
ice, Shackleton ordered the men to discard everything that wasn't absolutely ...
Shackleton, remembering his promise, urged Blackboro to jump ashore, but the
lad failed to move. He seemed not to comprehend what Shackleton was saying.
Impatiently, Shackleton took hold of him and lifted him over the side. Blackboro ...
About noon a raw and penetrating mistlike rain began to fall, and the wind slowly
started to move around toward the north—dead ahead. They were now perhaps
150 miles north of Elephant Island and still well within the zone where they ...
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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