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 sea watches were canceled and a system of night watchmen was instituted.
Shackleton's order merely made official what long before they had all come to
accept: They would have to winter on board the ship—with whatever that might ...
Lying in his sleeping bag that night, Macklin wearily recorded the events of the
journey in his diary. In a tired hand he concluded the entry: “My dogs will be shot
tomorrow.” C H A PTE R Two TENTS AWAY, old Chippy McNeish was also
It was difficult enough, he said, to keep the boats together in daylight; at night it
would be impossible. He even rejected Worsley's suggestion that they join up
and row during the night. Shackleton was convinced that their best chance of ...
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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