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 men removed the entire wheelhouse as a unit and returned it to camp to
serve as a sort of portable storehouse. Lumber, spars, sails, and rigging followed.
They worked until nearly five o'clock and then returned to camp, bringing one
Several men hurried to where it lay—a sea leopard nearly eleven feet long. With
one bullet, it seemed, Wild had changed the whole complexion of their lives.
There at their feet lay nearly one thousand pounds of meat—and at least two
She was at sea for nearly three weeks, during which it was a struggle merely to
keep her afloat—much less to effect a rescue. The Emma never approached
Elephant Island closer than one hundred miles. It was now August 3, nearly three
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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