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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But it was a false alarm; there was no crack, and the men crawled back into their
sleeping bags. Toward eleven o'clock, Shackleton became strangely uneasy, so
he dressed and went outside. He noticed that the swell had increased, and their ...
The men who were sleeping on the ground were slowly covered by an
accumulation of snow. And by four o'clock, everyone was sleeping on the ground,
because the tents had threatened to blow away and had to be taken down. The
Instead, the sleeping bags were hauled out and run up the mast to dry. The men
peeled off various articles of clothing, and boots, socks, and sweaters were tied
onto the shrouds and backstay. The sight that the Caird presented was one of the
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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