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 ice near the ship remained under intense pressure until shortly after noon,
and then settled down. The Endurance remained perched atop the ice, with a five
-degree list to port. The boats were cleared for lowering, and all hands were ...
... out of their tent by the crowd that assembled there to play and to kibitz. At the
same time, preparations were being completed for the “journey to the west.” The
boats were now as ready as McNeish could make them. Nothing remained
Then Worsley's watch was sent below to get some sleep, while Shackleton,
Crean, and McNeish remained on duty. Once more their thirst returned, much
worse than it had ever been. But only a pint or two of water remained, and
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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
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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