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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Quite apart from the legality of it, McNeish's position was absurd. He couldn't
continue as a member of the party without doing his share of the work. And if he
were to strike out on his own—even assuming Shackleton would permit such a ...
When the anchor was in position, the crews of all three boats settled down to wait
for morning. Never was there a worse night. As the darkness deepened, the wind
increased, and the temperature dropped ever lower. Again an actual reading ...
... down against their chests. But this position greatly interfered with swallowing,
and the only thing to do was to stretch out on the rocks in the bottom. But no
matter what position they assumed—sitting, reclining, or lying in their sleeping ...
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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