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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He ordered the Docker to rig a sea anchor, and the Caird made fast to the
Docker's stern with the Wills behind her. Working with stiffening fingers, Worsley,
Greenstreet, and McLeod lashed three oars together and stretched 140 |Hill...
Shackleton ordered McNeish to take over, but the carpenter himself was very
nearly exhausted. After about half an hour at the tiller, although the icy wind tore
at his clothing and the spray stung him in the face and soaked him through, ...
Immediately, Shackleton ordered them to put about and head west across the
wind. And in the space of fifteen minutes, possibly less, the wind suddenly eased
off. They had passed the northeast tip of the island, and they were under the lee
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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