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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Am anxious: For so big a party and two boats in bad conditions we could do
nothing: I do not like retreating, but prudence demands this course: Everyone
working well except the carpenter: I shall never forget him in this time of strain
and stress ...
For the next two days, Shackleton carefully observed the movements of the pack,
and then he decided that a party of eighteen under Wild should start out early the
next morning to bring up the Stamcomb Wills. The news came as a great relief.
The Caird party was to take a six weeks' supply of food, consisting of three cases
of the scrupulously hoarded sledging ration, two cases of nut food, a supply of
biscuits, and powdered milk and bouillon cubes to provide the party with hot
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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